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chained_bear commented on the word yooper
Is this pronounced as spelled, or is it more like "U. P.-er"?
September 28, 2009
oroboros commented on the word yooper
Upper Peninsula Michiganite.
September 27, 2009
songfish commented on the word yooper
A yooper is a person from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Yooper is derived from Upper, and is pronounced You-per due to the Finish accent that most Yoopers have. The opposite of Yooper is Troll (people from the Lower Peninsula of Michigan).
July 22, 2009