Every year, thousands of people make their way to the Great Lakes state to call it their new permanent home. Whether it be for school, a job, retirement, or other reasons, there are definitely worse states you could end up in.

On the contrary, even though I’ve lived here my entire life, I still feel that Michigan is one of the prettiest states, I’ve ever experienced. There is so much natural history and museums to visit. Michigan has had a tremendous impact on this country whether you go all the way back to the foundations of the automobile, even to the creation of the electric guitar, Michigan has had its fingerprints and some of the most relevant and important inventions that we use today.

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But what happens if you’re a new resident of Michigan and you start picking up on things that you’re not quite sure about? Things that make no sense to you even though it isn’t speaking a foreign language.

It’s because in Michigan we have a certain way of saying things and doing things that’s a little bit different than the rest of the country. So if you're ever confused at all, just stick to this list and you'll catch up on the lingo and culture in no time. The beautiful thing about Michigan is it's super welcoming and most of the people here are good people.

So see if you've ever heard or knew about the importance of some of these and hopefully, you'll adjust quickly.

15 Things You NEED To Know If You're New To Michigan