(WFRV) – From ‘ope’ to ‘bubbler’ Wisconsin is known for having a multitude of words that may not be common in other parts of the country, but which Wisconsin slang word is used the most?
According to a recent study that looked at each state’s most commonly used slang word, ‘Cripes’ is the slang most commonly used in the state.
Wisconsin has some popular sayings/phrases including:
- ‘Let me squeeze right past ya’
- ‘You betcha’
- ‘Stop-and-Go Lights’
According to Merriam-Webster ‘cripes’ is used as a mild oath and is a euphemism for Christ.
Some of these phrases have been popularized by comedian Charlie Berens who created the show ‘Manitowoc Minute’.