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Old 03-29-2011, 07:50 PM
 
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I know there's a polish presence there, is it a form of Warsaw?
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Old 03-29-2011, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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I know there's a polish presence there, is it a form of Warsaw?
It's actually from the Ojibwe (Chippewa) language. It means "far away place."
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:19 PM
 
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ohh. thanks, i never would have guessed that
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:44 PM
 
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ohh. thanks, i never would have guessed that
HECK many wisconsin towns and cities have native american names
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Old 04-08-2011, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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HECK many wisconsin towns and cities have native american names
You know you're from Wisconsin when you can accurately pronounce the names of the towns there.
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Old 04-08-2011, 12:08 PM
 
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HECK many wisconsin towns and cities have native american names
...native american names but without native americans...
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Old 04-09-2011, 09:14 PM
 
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...native american names but without native americans...
Wisconsin has a rich Native American population including the following:

Red Cliff Tribal Council
Lac du Flambeau Tribal Council
Lac Courte Oreilles Governing Board
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Sokaogon Chippewa Tribal Council
Oneida Tribal Council
Sokaogon Chippewa Tribal Council
Bad River Tribal Council
Wisconsin Winnebago Business Committee
Forest County Potawatomi Executive Council
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:26 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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HECK many wisconsin towns and cities have native american names
That is if they're not French or German. Or French butcherings of Indian words.
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:29 AM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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I thought "WAUSAUUU!!!" is what ninjas yell right before they they flip out.
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