10 Things People From Milwaukee Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners
If you’re a Milwaukeean, it’s likely that you’ve hosted a visitor or two — we’re hospitable people, after all. Besides explaining that it’s pronounced M’waukee and not Mil-wau-kee, that our art museum has wings that move, and that Milwaukeeans are the nicest people you’ll ever meet — there are a few other things that are simply Milwaukee culture. Here are ten of the most common things you’ll have to explain to any out-of-towner visiting The Good Land.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate
Have you had to explain any of these things to a non-Milwaukeean? What else have you had to explain? Let us know in the comments!
E Jamar is a published writer based in Milwaukee, WI. Despite being a Midwesterner at heart, you can often find them trekking throughout the states and discovering new hidden gems. When they're not traveling, you can find them discussing disability issues, cuddling their pug puppy, and checking out new local spots.