Yeah, it bothers us when out-of-staters call 'pop' "SODA." But there are some terms used by these 'aliens-from-other-states' that WE have no clue what the heck they're talking about.

There are some terms used in other out-of-state places for items we Michiganders have completely different names for…some of these you know, some you don’t, and some you probably don’t even care if you know ’em or not. Either way, it’s interesting to see the everyday things in Michigan that have different names in different places away from Michigan.....even though we know they're all nuts.

Examples? Aside from 'soda', and according to onlyinyourstate, here are ten more:

Words Michiganders Don't Understand

Can you think of any others?


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