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29 Words Mean Something Entirely Differently In Grand Rapids
29 Words Mean Something Entirely Differently In Grand Rapids
Being Michiganders, we have our own slang, but being from Grand Rapids we are special because we have our very own "language." Here are some that made the list of '29 Words That Mean Something Entirely Different in Grand Rapids' : -Rapids: What it means everywhere else: Rushing water in a river that makes whitewater rafting really exciting/terrifying...
The “Michigan Accent”– It Exists!
The “Michigan Accent”– It Exists!
A man approached me in a gas station this past week, asking for directions. I got about 3 words out of my mouth before he interrupted me with: "Do you have an accent?" Taken aback, I said, "Uhhh... I don't think so?" He explained he was from California and totally thought I had a "Michigan accent". I smiled and finished giving him directions but secretly thought, &quo