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Old 07-05-2016, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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It's always been goose to me. I remember my teacher in a class saying, "who wants to play duck, duck, grey duck?". I was so freaking confused and everyone tries explaining the game and I go, "oh! Duck, duck, goose." We ended up arguing on why it was duck not goose instead of playing the game lol. It was funny when I finally said, "it's goose in Chicago!" and everyone goes "ohhh, youre not from here." They literally forgot I wasn't from the state and the argument was over. Except I kept saying goose in game out of habit and we changed it to 'duck, duck, goose for chris'.

to you and all your kind...assimilate or get out!
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:00 AM
 
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Lol at duck duck goose for Chris - that's awesome.
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:01 AM
 
Location: St. Cloud
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to you and all your kind...assimilate or get out!
Bye
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Old 07-06-2016, 03:04 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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Gray Duck for me, grew up in the 60s in Richfield.
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Old 07-09-2016, 01:51 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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My mom grew up in Andersonville, Chicago and Lake Geneva, Illinois in the 40s and 50s. Her family were Chicago Scandinavians, half Swedish half Norwegian. She learned it as Duck, Duck, Grey Duck so there are some Grey Duck communities outside of Minnesota. My dad, who grew up in central Illinois, and most other people in the Chicago area thought she was weird for playing it like that so it was definitely not common in the area. Grey Duck vs Goose was a perennial topic of conversation in my family while growing up. I had no idea Minnesota was the homeland of Grey Duck until I moved here as an adult.
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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duck duck grey duck is another example of Minnesotan's passive-aggressive behavior
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