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[Solved] What state has some residents that call themselves "Yoopers"?

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[Solved] What state has some residents that call themselves “Yoopers”?

…1. Michigan 2. California 3. Oklahoma 4. Alaska

Michigan – A Yooper as a nickname for residents of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which is connected to the rest of the state by the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge. The silly-sounding term comes from the common nickname of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as the U.P. When “U.P.” is pronounced quickly, it sounds a bit like “Yoop” — which is how these northern Michiganders came to be called “Yoopers.” The nickname gained popularity in the 1970s and first appeared in the Merriam-Webster dictionary in 2014, thanks to a decade-plus effort by a local resident to get the word officially recognized after being challenged for using it in a Scrabble game. :


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