Every home in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois are hiding one thing.  Ok, that's not exactly true.  There is a drawer that is hiding a whole bunch of things.  Yep...I'm talking about the forbidden topic "the junk drawer".

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Are you hiding one of these 80+ items in the junk drawer at your house in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, or Illinois?

You don't have to tell me where your junk drawer is but I know you've got one.  Is it in your kitchen?  Most of us have one in our kitchen and it is jam-packed full of all sorts of junk, like the 80+ items below.

80+ Items That You Can Definitely Find in a Minnesota Junk Drawer

How many junk drawers do you have at your house? One? Two? It seems like every house in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and home in the United States has at least one. Look below...I can almost guarantee you have at least 25 of the items below in one of your drawers.

Check out this huge list of items that people in Minnesota have duplicates of.

No one really knows why people in MinnesotaIowaWisconsin, and Illinois tend to "collect" some items more than others.  We aren't talking about your forks, blankets, or the items that you truly need more than one of.  These are the items that you really could just toss or recycle...or NOT BUY IN THE FIRST PLACE because you already have one.

I dare you to walk in a house in one of these states go through the list of 15 items below.  I bet that you will find at least 9 of the 15 items in duplicate.

Not sure why, but people in Minnesota and Wisconsin have more than one of these 15 items.

If you walk through a house in Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Iowa, there is a very good chance that you will see some items more than once. Yes, we are talking about those duplicates that we have that we aren't always sure why...but we just have a tough time getting rid of the extras.

The top words that people in MinnesotaIowaWisconsin, and Illinois have a hard time pronouncing correctly.

Has this ever happened to you?  You are having a conversation with someone and the individual stops you in mid-sentence to let you know that the word you just spoke was said incorrectly.  If it has, you aren't alone and I just wanted you to know that saying a few words "wrong" is normal.  Very, very normal!  In fact, here's a huge list of words that people in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois say incorrectly all of the time.

38 Words that People Have a Really Hard Time Pronouncing

If you've ever been ridiculed because you said a word funny, you aren't alone. I took a survey and found that out the huge list of words below are some of the most difficult for people in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois to say correctly. How many do you have trouble with?