13 Phrases That Will Make You Swear Mainers Have Their Own Language

If you’ve spent any real time in Maine, you’ve probably heard a few phrases that you’ve never heard anywhere else. If you’ve got grandparents who lived their whole lives in Maine, there’s a good chance you had access to learning an entire foreign language growing up. Mainers have their own language and here are just a few things you’ll want to be able to decipher while you’re here.

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