You Know You’re From South Dakota If These 11 Words Mean Something Different To You Than Everyone Else

If you’ve lived anywhere outside of South Dakota, you’re probably a bit confused by everyone else’s vocabulary. Here in the Mount Rushmore State, some words mean something entirely different than they do around the rest of the country. If you define any of these 11 words the South Dakotan way, we know you’re tried and true.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Do you define these words the South Dakotan way? What else would you add to the list? Let us know in the comments!

If you say any of these eleven words, there’s a good chance you say these phrases, too.