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You Betcha: Brush up on your Minnesota slang

As you’ll see in the movies Fargo and Drop Dead Gorgeous, Minnesotans are known for elongating the letters a and o (booat, baaag). But if you want to sound more like a native, use these terms: 94, 35W, 62 = Highways/interstates (don’t say, ‘I-494’, or ‘Interstate 35 West’) Aquatennial = The summer festival for the city of Minneapolis

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