17 Words And Phrases People In Nebraska Just Don’t Understand
English might officially be the prevalent language in America, but the truth is that we speak American – and different parts of the country speak it far differently. The internet has brought us closer together linguistically, letting regional words and phrases spread spread everywhere. But still, if you say certain words to a Nebraskan, you’ll probably get a pretty confused look in return.
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Have you heard any other regional terms from elsewhere in the county that we usually don’t hear here in Nebraska? Let us know in the comments.
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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