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post #2157 of (permalink) Old 11-01-2012, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by david_z View Post
I think it has more to do with the massive Scandi influence/heritage. Canucks are a breed all their own, of course, but most of the people up there in the UP, MN, northern WI and ND are like, basically Swedish/Norwegian/Finnish

Yep. Lotta toe-heads up there (blonde). Hancock is the only city in the country, I believe, that has street signs in both English and Finnish. And I think there is a radio show or a newspaper up there that is the longest running Finnish newspaper outside of Europe. Something like that.
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