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    Posted on Aug 9, 2016

    18 Words That Have Different Definitions In The Midwest

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    1. Pop

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    What it usually means: A type of music.

    What it means in the Midwest: The most delicious drink in the world, incorrectly referred to as "soda" or "cola" elsewhere.

    2. Spring

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    What it usually means: That pleasant, sunny, warm season when it doesn't snow.

    What it means in the Midwest: The season when we think it will stop snowing, but it actually doesn't.

    3. Pizza

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    What it usually means: An Italian dish consisting of cheese, tomato sauce, various toppings, and a variety of crusts.

    What it means in the Midwest: An Italian dish consisting of cheese, tomato sauce, various toppings, and DEEP DISH CRUST OR GTFO.

    4. Cheese

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    What it usually means: A popular dairy product.

    What it means in the Midwest: God incarnate. The reason for living. The foundation of every solid family dinner.

    5. Fried

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    What it usually means: A food that's been cooked in oil or hot fat.

    What it means in the Midwest: The only acceptable way to eat fish, cheese curds, and Oreos. And the main reason to visit the state fair.

    6. Beach

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    What it usually means: The area surrounding a body of water.

    What it means in the Midwest: The area surrounding a lake where you build bonfires, play cornhole, and drink Leinenkugel's.

    7. Manners

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    What it usually means: Holding the door for a stranger every so often.

    What it means in the Midwest: Feeling a deep need to hold the door for every single person on the planet, and also smile at them and ask them how their day is going, and if they'd like a snack.

    8. Winter

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    What it usually means: The coldest months lasting from December to February.

    What it means in the Midwest: A hell that doesn't end until April, maybe May.

    9. Dressing

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    What it usually means: A sauce you put on salads, some meats, and little else.

    What it means in the Midwest: Ranch, there is only ranch, and you put it on everything.

    10. Ice

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    What it usually means: Water that's been frozen.

    What it means in the Midwest: The evil thing that makes the deadly icicles hanging off your house, and covers your car every morning, and freezes the nice lake, and ruins your life.

    11. Dessert

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    What it usually means: A treat following a meal.

    What it means in the Midwest: Puppy Chow.

    12. Fall

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    What it usually means: The months of September, October, and early November.

    What it means in the Midwest: The most beautiful months in the Midwest, heaven on earth.

    13. Snow Day

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    What it usually means: When it snows a lot and they cancel school.

    What it means in the Midwest: Something that only happens when there's a blizzard AND the governor declares a state of emergency.

    14. Hot Dish

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    What it usually means: A dish that is hot and could burn you.

    What it means in the Midwest: The best damn dinner you could ask for.

    15. Socializing

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    What it usually means: Spending time with people in a fun environment.

    What it means in the Midwest: Going to Walmart and seeing all your friends, all your mom's friends, and all your exes.

    16. Queen

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    What it usually means: The HBIC, the female ruler of a geographical area.

    What it means in the Midwest: The HBIC, the female ruler of a geographical area known as the county or state fair.

    17. Summer

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    What it usually means: The warmest season of the year lasting between June and August.

    What it means in the Midwest: Mosquito bites, chigger bites, fireflies, humidity, and ticks galore.

    18. Home

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    What it usually means: A place of residence.

    What it means in the Midwest: The Midwest, duh.

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