Michiganders

How to Make a Michigander Mad
Michiganders for the most part are nice and welcoming people. We have a Midwestern hospitality but we also can get feisty if you piss us off. That's something you want to avoid. Think of this as a guide as to what not to do/say in front of someone from Michigan...
Michiganders Aren't Very Patriotic
As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day and our country this coming week, ask yourself are you really celebrating America or are you just in it for the barbecues and fireworks? With 4th of July approaching, WalletHub released a study of '2017's Most Patriotic States in America...
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!
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