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    35 Questions Midwesterners Should Answer That Are Funny Because They're True

    I just want some answers.

    To people outside the Midwest, the area remains an enigma. A casserole filled, milk drenched, land of mystery.

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    As such, those outside the land of cinnamon bun chili have some questions. And they need answers.

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    For example...

    1.

    Why does almost everyone from the Midwest call "milk" "melk"?

    2.

    Why do midwesterners always say “buh-bye!” before they hang up the phone with a stranger

    Twitter: @GayleRadwick

    3.

    why do midwesterners get engaged after dating for six months

    Twitter: @starsttuff

    4.

    Why do we as midwesterners love to post about winter on social media as if we’ve never experienced such a phenomenon before

    Twitter: @molneumann

    5.

    I’m new to the Midwest why does everyone but Ohio hate Ohio

    Twitter: @antifasenpai

    6.

    why do midwesterners pronounce it “reesees” lmao

    Twitter: @RubyMGonzales_

    7.

    why does everyone in the midwest have a second fridge in their garage when the whole garage is a fridge for half the year

    8.

    Why does everyone in the Midwest forget how to drive when it starts snowing? You were BORN to withstand these conditions, get a grip

    9.

    I don't understand why Midwest people pronounce caramel "Carmel"

    10.

    Why does everyone from the Midwest older than 30 make restaurant and store names possessive?

    11.

    Why does everyone in the Midwest call Aldi "Aldi's"

    Twitter: @jonzotg

    12.

    Why do people from the Midwest treat spaghetti as a side dish?

    Twitter: @________Kaya

    13.

    i always wonder why do some Midwesterners pronounce the “h” in words like “what” and “where”

    Twitter: @gentlejin

    14.

    Why is everyone in the Midwest so shocked it’s really cold in *checks notes* mid-February?

    Twitter: @CaptainBugeater

    15.

    Why do midwesterners love giving directions so much?

    Twitter: @flukefarmHER

    16.

    Someone asked me this week why Midwest people always say "ope" when you bump into them and I really wish that I knew

    17.

    why does everyone in the midwest have a beach themed bathroom in their house??

    Twitter: @sorenramsey

    18.

    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

    19.

    Why do midwesterners pronounce a ‘T’ at the end of the word “across”? There’s no ‘t’ in that word folks...

    Twitter: @chagzzz

    20.

    Why do Midwesterners have to make everything into a casserole

    Twitter: @esorylime99

    21.

    Why does everyone from the midwest have an uncle dick. Why is that a universal experience

    22.

    Why do midwesterners always post snow pics on their stories like they never seen snow??

    Twitter: @ajka017

    23.

    Why does everyone from the Midwest say "just sayin" it's so weird....

    24.

    Midwesterners be like: No Yeah = Yes Yeah no = No Yeah no for sure = Definitely

    25.

    Thought of the day: why does everyone in the Midwest love ranch so much? I mean I love it too but like why us?

    26.

    Why does everyone outside the Midwest pronounce WI as “Wistconsin?”

    27.

    WHY DOES EVERYONE WALK SO SLOW IN THE MIDWEST

    28.

    Why do ppl from the Midwest struggle with the concept of sunscreen?? They be coming back from vacations looking like Mr. Krabs

    29.

    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?

    30.

    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?

    31.

    But for real why do midwesterners like taking pics in oversized chairs😂😂😂

    Twitter: @officiallyjenna

    32.

    ppl from the Midwest be “why would I fly when it’s only a 15 hr drive”

    33.

    Also why do people from the Midwest complain about the snow sm. Like “ugh we’re getting more snow.” Well what did you expect KAREN? The weathers been like this your whole life, if you haven’t learned by now then LEAVE.

    34.

    Why do midwesterners say “aigh” instead of “egg?” Life is hard enough, folks

    Twitter: @batrickpateman2

    35.

    Why does everyone in the Midwest think the problem can always be solved with fried food?

    Oh, wait. Because they can.

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