OT: Spartans Will.... Disrespekt Da' U.P. Eh!

Submitted by justthinking on December 23rd, 2017 at 12:19 PM

Literal banner ad that I saw here on MGO. LOL, anyone ever been up to Escanada?

Spartans Will all the way to Escanada



December 23rd, 2017 at 3:58 PM ^

I visited the sou 20 some years ago and hung out with the natives. Oddly enough the whole area was settled by Italians. In Canada.....

Ayyyyyyy, how ya doin' eh?

They had "ehs " on both end of every sentence. True story.


December 24th, 2017 at 9:41 AM ^

Falls of the Saint Mary. Travelers by canoe had to come to shore and portage their canoe past the rapids to get to Lake Superior. Founded in 1662 by Catholic missionary Father Jacques Marquette.
The Soo is the oldest city in Michigan. My grandparents came over from Italy and settled in Sault Ste. Marie, no idea why.


December 23rd, 2017 at 1:14 PM ^

Wisconsin got the Packers.  BTW, except for the weather, northern Wisconsin is very unlike the UP.  It's a huge vacation destination for people living in the Chicago area and has 10,000+ crystal clear lakes.


December 23rd, 2017 at 4:16 PM ^

People from Chicago don't really know how to hunt or fish.  But they're pretty good at spending money.

On amore serious note, being born & raised in Michigan, I was very surprised at the unique geology of northern Wisconsin.  Just a huge number of spring fed lakes (big & small) and yes, lots of ponds too.   

Mi Sooner

December 24th, 2017 at 9:57 PM ^

Ohio wanted Toledo. Actually, it was a good reason — they wanted the port of Toledo; otherwise, Michigan would have made all of the tax money from the port. Ohio was, and still is, a greedy bunch of [redacted].