What Is A Yooper Right?

What is a Yooper girl?

The term “yooper,” a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, will be added to the upcoming edition of the Merriam-Webster dictionary, according to the Escanaba Daily Press, and not a second too soon.

But other than a resident of the Upper Peninsula, what does it mean to be a yooper?

What is a Yooper Bar?

Sayklly’s Yooper Bars are a sweet way to show your Yooper pride! Yooper Bars are solid, homemade milk chocolate bars made from cocoa and molded in the shape of the Upper Peninsula. Each Yooper Bar is individually wrapped and packaged in 12 count boxes.

What is a Michigan troll?

A term coined by Yoopers to refer to residents of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, because trolls live “under the bridge” (referring to the Mackinac Bridge).

What are people from the UP called?

The people that live in the Upper Peninsula or the U.P. are called “Yoopers” and are proud of it. The people that live under the bridge are called “trolls.”

Is ope a Michigan thing?

Ope: This is a Midwestern thing and not just a word used in Michigan. It’s used in the place of oops, for example when running into someone by accident. “Ope!

Is there a Michigan accent?

And while the Michigan accent may sound similar to a Minnesotan accent to those from out of state, it is actually one of a kind. As far as Michigan slang goes, some of the most unique terms we use describe locations and the people from (or not from) here: The U.P.: Rarely do Michiganders say “The Upper Peninsula.”

What do you call a person who lives in Michigan?


People who live in Michigan or who come from Michigan are called Michiganians, Michiganders or Michiganites.

What is Michigan most known for?

Michigan Facts and Trivia

  • Detroit is known as the car capital of the world.
  • Alpena is the home of the world’s largest cement plant.
  • Rogers City boasts the world’s largest limestone quarry.
  • Elsie is the home of the world’s largest registered Holstein dairy herd.

What food is Michigan best known for?

Great Lakes and Better Food: The Best Things to Eat in Michigan

  1. Detroit-Style Pizza. The Sicilian-style square pizza that is making waves across the nation started in Detroit.
  2. Cherries.
  3. Cider and Doughnuts.
  4. Hot Fudge Cream Puff.
  5. Pasty.
  6. Double-Baked Rye Bread.
  7. Greek Salad.
  8. Paczki.

What is a fudgie mean?

Fudgie. New Word Suggestion. Someone who visits Mackinac Island Michigan or another tourist destination and buys homemade fudge there.

What are Fudgies?

“Fudgies are tourists who spend time up north where they can buy fudge,” Curzan explains. She adds more Michigan expertise with the comment, “We know that ‘up north’ is northern Michigan, but not the Upper Peninsula.” If you try saying the word “bag” and it sounds more like “bēăg,” you’re likely from Michigan.

Is Michigan like Canada?

Canada is the country to the north, right? Well, mostly. But, from Michigan, you can travel south to get to Canada. Yeah, it’s weird.