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17 Everyday Words That Mean Something Totally Different In Kansas

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2. "Farmer"

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What it means everywhere else: Someone who only wears overalls and straw hats, blasts Travis Tritt 24/7, and refers to their partner as “ma” or “pa."

What it means in Kansas: A regular person who farms for a living and is also somehow related to you...and only blasts Travis Tritt on occasion.

3. "Meat" and "BBQ"

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What it means everywhere else: Something you treat yourself to every once in a while.

What it means in Kansas: Something you eat for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and midnight snack.

4. "Allergies"

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What it means everywhere else: Something that gives you the sniffles a few times a year.

What it means in Kansas: Full-face congestion paired with 50 sneezes every day from spring to fall.

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5. "Thunderstorm"

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What it means everywhere else: Peaceful rainfall with a few distant claps of thunder that you can fall asleep to.

What it means in Kansas: 70 mph winds, hail the size of softballs, and a totaled car.

7. "Windy"

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What it means everywhere else: A 10 mph breeze that cools you off on a warm day.

What it means in Kansas: A 40 mph hell rush that distorts your face and can change the direction of your car no matter what time of year.

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17. "The Wizard of Oz"

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What it means everywhere else: A classic movie starring Judy Garland as Dorothy.

What it means in Kansas: The reason for the most annoying question you can ask a Kansan: “How’s Dorothy?”