Food·Jun 3, 201926 Things People From The Midwest Do For Absolutely No Reason At AllAll I'm askin' is why?by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Serena @CyberneticElfof Why does almost everyone from the Midwest call "milk" "melk"? 02:10 PM - 30 Sep 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 2. Caitlin Lingg @caitlingg19 Someone asked me this week why Midwest people always say "ope" when you bump into them and I really wish that I knew 03:21 AM - 23 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 3. e-dyke @lildumbitch why does everyone from the midwest know each other... they can literally say one name and instantly yeehaw bond 06:19 PM - 30 May 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. malo @maiMwanaa Why do people in the Midwest find it necessary to argue where it’s colder... we’re all suffering 11:49 PM - 29 Jan 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 5. hp! @fakehannahpuma Why does everyone in the Midwest, myself included m, say buh-bye??? 07:04 PM - 24 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Peopleimages / Getty Images 6. Elliot Hollman @HollmanElliot Why does every town in the Midwest use “The Walmart” as a landmark like you could say “oh yeah I live by The Walmart” and everyone would know what you’re talking about 07:40 PM - 07 Dec 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. ivan ivanovich ivanovsky @NotoriousBOG_ why does everyone in the midwest have a second fridge in their garage when the whole garage is a fridge for half the year 06:54 PM - 23 Nov 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. Sydney Kuczen @skuczen24 Why does everyone in the Midwest forget how to drive when it starts snowing? You were BORN to withstand these conditions, get a grip 02:21 AM - 20 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. emma @emmakathleeennn Tell me why almost every Midwest household has a beach themed bathroom 01:36 AM - 15 Nov 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Aaronamat / Getty Images 10. Djew Holiday @fureelfureel I don't understand why Midwest people pronounce caramel "Carmel" 10:59 PM - 08 Jun 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite 11. fēn @whyangela Why do people from the Midwest love taking pictures in obscenely big chairs 06:20 AM - 07 Oct 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. Kyle Hendrix @bracket__master Why does everyone from the Midwest older than 30 make restaurant and store names possessive? 09:47 PM - 10 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. fart garfunkle @Muthadang Why does everyone from the Midwest say "just sayin" it's so weird.... 04:06 PM - 03 Dec 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Aaronamat / Getty Images 14. vandana @vandanaiscool my life's greatest mystery is why people in the midwest pronounce the candy reese's like reeseee's 02:23 AM - 03 Nov 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. Midwest vs Everybody @midwestern_ope Midwesterners be like: No Yeah = Yes Yeah no = No Yeah no for sure = Definitely 02:24 AM - 19 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 16. Danielle @somewildthing_ Thought of the day: why does everyone in the Midwest love ranch so much? I mean I love it too but like why us? 04:53 PM - 28 Nov 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Anetlanda / Getty Images 17. Matthew Kleinhans @Matty_K95 Why does everyone act surprised when we get snow, you live in the upper Midwest, Mother Nature has no set time table for when winter is done lol 04:39 PM - 14 Apr 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 18. big al @AlisonArneberg Why does everyone outside the Midwest pronounce WI as “Wistconsin?” 01:56 PM - 22 Dec 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 19. Addison @split_ends94 WHY DOES EVERYONE WALK SO SLOW IN THE MIDWEST 10:06 PM - 03 Aug 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 20. 🌟King Byeongkwan @letmyboysrest Why does everyone in the midwest say ope? Are we trying to say oops? Whats happening here? 06:23 PM - 28 Nov 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Gpointstudio / Getty Images 21. Kitty Kathy @kittykathymeoww Why does everyone in the Midwest talk in miles? Like “oh yea the city’s 30 miles away” what does that even mean? 01:15 AM - 04 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 22. Henry Terry @hjsterry Why does everyone in the Midwest snapchat a storm as if everyone else in the Midwest isn’t also out on their porch looking at it? 08:17 PM - 19 Sep 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 23. Vaccinate Your Kids @KathrynWasham Why does everyone and their mom who live in the Midwest name their golden retriever Wrigley.. 06:54 PM - 20 May 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Rollover / Getty Images 24. Dan Estrada @DanEstrada Why is it that every person in the Midwest is required to have at least one piece of camo apparel? What are you guys all hiding from? 08:37 PM - 07 Aug 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite 25. DARTH MAUL UNBELIEVABLELY LARGE JORTS @necropocene why does everyone in the midwest say fix instead of cook 11:28 PM - 03 Jan 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 26. Sejohn E. Serowik @SejVstheWorld Why does everyone in the Midwest think the problem can always be solved with fried food? 07:29 PM - 19 Aug 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Oh, wait. Because they can.