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    Cool Winsconsiner??

    Hi,

    How do you call an inhabitant of Wisconsin?

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    Re: Winsconsiner??

    Wisconsonite would be more usual. Their nickname is "Badgers".

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    Quote Originally Posted by oregeezer View Post
    Wisconsonite would be more usual. Their nickname is "Badgers".
    Why badgers?? They all wear badges?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oregeezer View Post
    Wisconsonite would be more usual. Their nickname is "Badgers".
    Shouldn't it be "Wisconsinite" instead of "Wisconsonite "? (that's what the correctos says)

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    #5

    Re: Winsconsiner??

    Cheeseheads!!


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    Cool Re: Winsconsiner??

    I still don't understand why they are called "badgers". It's not pejorative, is it?


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    Re: Winsconsiner??

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    I still don't understand why they are called "badgers". It's not pejorative, is it?
    No - see here for the explanation:

    Wisconsin Badgers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Cool Re: Winsconsiner??

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    No - see here for the explanation:

    Wisconsin Badgers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Thank you,

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