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What's in a name?

'Yooper' to appear in dictionary

March 25, 2014

ESCANABA — A familiar word referring to people who reside in the Upper Peninsula will soon gain more exposure as it has officially been approved to appear in the dictionary....

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Apr-06-14 11:51 AM


your logic, lack of fails a trail.

To be sure, if you weren't born a tu.rd, how then can you be a real tu.rd?

I think your rationale proves otherwise.

A yooper not only be a place, but also a "state of mind."

Where then, is your "mind"?

Remember you live in a Glass House as well.

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Mar-26-14 10:58 AM

lovesummer I would not call you a yooper either,I would call you an idiot!!

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Mar-26-14 10:06 AM

Shocking that Steve Parks has the intellectual ability to get this accomplished when his record as a prosecutor stinks! Steve Parks you might be in the wrong field, if you decide to leave the prosecutors office, please take Stephen Davis with you. You both are ill suited for the people of Delta County.

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Mar-26-14 9:38 AM

I was born here, and do NOT call myself a "yooper". I think it is an insult. The "yooperisms" that people use in their dialect is an embarrassment.

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Mar-25-14 4:00 PM

To be or not to be a real yooper, If you were not born here you are not a real yooper!!! If you were born somewhere else you are a yooper wannabe!! Just be happy you were not born a cheesehead then you really would be messed up!!!

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