‘Yooper’ makes it into the dictionary

It’ll soon be much easier for people from outside the Upper Peninsula to learn what a Yooper is. They’ll be able to look the word up in a dictionary.

The Delta County Chamber of Commerce says Merriam-Webster will begin including ‘yooper’ in 2014 and subsequent printings of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary.

We’ll have more about it at 5:30 on ABC 10 News Now.