A Battle Creek columnist recently mused on her history with falling under the definition of "Yooper," not always as pleasant as the status might seem now.
: It pleased the heck out of me when two long-time friends recently sent me columns from different newspapers, both addressing the nationally significant news that the word, "Yooper" is now officially in the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
Yes, in case you missed that bit of earth-shattering news, those of us who hail from the Upper Peninsula now have a bona fide identity. How cool is that?
The whole column is online here
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer