13 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From Minnesota

While Minnesotans may be recognized across the country for their accents, much more important than the pronunciation are the words being said. The land of ten thousand lakes has its own language and here are its stars.

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If you speak fluent Minnesotan, whether you care to admit it or not, these phrases will all sneak their way into your daily life. What other language do you use in Minnesota? Share your favorite Minnesotan expressions on the Only In Minnesota Facebook Page!