Maybe We Were Wrong – A Closer Look at Why We Call it a Bubbler in Wisconsin

Almost exactly two years ago – we were launching WhooNEW – a website about all the things that make Wisconsin unique. The very first story that caught on with readers was an article examining the origins of the word “bubbler.” Why did Wisconsinites use the term for drinking fountains? Are there other people in the […]

10 Silly Things We Say In Wisconsin

Have you ever been told that you have a Wisconsin accent? Did you deny such a thing even exists? Some of us truly believe the way we speak here in the Badger State is the correct way to speak. It’s everyone else who has the accent. Sorry, but that’s just not true. Of course, there […]

6 Signs You’ve Got a Classic Wisconsin Grandma

Wisconsin grandmothers are some of the best in the world. They can be sweet as sugar and tough as nails at the same time. They know how to make amazing meals and always have a story to tell or some “expert advice” to give. Hopefully, you’ve been blessed with a grandma as amazing as mine. […]