Never Mispronounce These 9 Words In Front Of A Michigander

You’ll find plenty of easy-to-pronounce names and words here in the Great Lakes State — from Grand Rapids to Ann Arbor, a large majority of our Michigan monikers are largely familiar and phonetic. But there are a few tougher-to-say words that should never be flubbed in front of someone from Michigan. Luckily, we’ve compiled a special guide that will help you feel prepared. Never mispronounce these nine words during your time in the Great Lakes State.

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Alright, Michiganders: did we leave any other tough-to-pronounce words from the Great Lakes State off our list? We’d love to hear about times you’ve had to correct your out-of-state friends and family. Share your stories in the comment section below.