Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Metro Times is reporting that Merriam-Webster’s 2014 Collegiate Dictionary will include the word Yooper for the first time. After being challenged for using the word in a Scrabble game over a decade ago, Delta County prosecutor, Steve Parks, began a campaign to sway the editors of Merriam-Webster to add the word. According to Click on Detroit "'Yooper,' a noun, is expected to be defined as "a native or resident of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan — used as a nickname.'
Posted by Ben Connor Barrie at 12:59 PM