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10-21-2010, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr Jan Itor View Post
I never heard anyone from MN use it either...until that damn Twins commercial

"Hey Minnie"
"Hey Paul"
See the problem with the Twins commercial is that it is referencing Minneapolis rather than Minnesota. So which is Minnie actually supposed to be short for?

But yeah, until I moved I never had heard it. But apparently everyone elsewhere uses it much like no one in Philadelphia says Philly or Indianapolis says Indy.

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