I was just thinking about how no one knows what a bubbler is outside of the state. And then I was thinking of all the shit we all say that down here no one understands.
Wisco- loving name for Wisconsin
Bubbler- water/drinking fountain
Miltown/ Brew City/ M’ Wocky- Milwaukee
Brew Crew- Milwaukee Brewers (Baseball team)
Shevegas- Sheboygan (City)
A Rod- Aaron Rodgers (Packer’s QB)
Mullet Place- Most stolen street sign in Green Bay
Brat- not a spoiled child; pronounced brot. Delicious sausage like hot dogs
Yah- Yes/ mhm/ way to end or punctuate a sentence
Up North- where you go to hunt/fish & get drunk
The Pig- Piggly Wiggly (Grocery Store)
T’rivers- Two Rivers (City)
Manty- Manitowoc (City)
Upside Right- opposite of upside down. “Turn that upside right”
Stop n’ go lights- Stop light
Geez- used instead of swearing; add as many e’s as needed.
Didja- Did you
Whereabouts- used for directional reference
The U.P.- Upper Peninsula aka Upper Michigan (That part of MI that is above WI)
Don’t ya know/ Dontcha know- Don’t you know, like you know?
Okeh- Okay- Wisconsinites pronounce it with like a short e instead of an a
Shawno- Shawano (City)
Dow-int- Don’t- pronounced with 2 syllables “Dohhh-wint”