When it comes to the Oklahoma lexicon, things get a little weird. Newbies to the state often hear words and phrases that’ll likely have them guessing.
While the notion may paint Oklahoma as a little “off” from mainstream America, the same can be said about every state in the nation.
Alaska has the “banana belt” – the slightly warmer stretch of land in the arctic land. New York winters get “brick” cold. In Colorado, you might visit a “Fourteener” – a mountain over 14,000 feet tall. In Boston, you might have a “grinder” – the local sub sandwich.
Every place everywhere has its own way of saying the same thing. This is Oklahoma’s.
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