10 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From South Dakota

Living in South Dakota lends itself to some pretty unique experiences. Learning to DIY, work hard, and celebrate community are just a few of the things you learn when growing up in South Dakota. You also learn an entire vocabulary that, as it turns out, includes unique words from South Dakota. Not sure what we mean? Read on as we explore the 10 words you’ll only understand if you’re from South Dakota.

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How many of these South Dakotan words do you use? Which ones did we miss?