'Yooper' officially added to the dictionary

A couple of months ago we wrote about how the word "Yooper" was going to be added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

Well, folks, it's happened.

The moniker for residents of the Lake Superior region has officially been added to the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the company's free online database:


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