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It's a real phenomenon, one you might encounter sometime soon, now that our Stay-At-Home order has been lifted. It's the Minnesota Goodbye, and here's how it works.

Now, before we get started, let me explain that the Minnesota Goodbye isn't limited to just families here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes My family is a master at it and I grew up over in Wisconsin, so it's prevalent there too. In fact, this story from Odessy.com calls it the 'Midwestern Goodbye.'

You know what I'm talking about, right? The 'Minnesota Goodbye' is essentially a long, drawn-out phenomenon that extends the process of saying goodbye into one that's much longer than it really needs to be. It typically happens with family, but can also happen with a group of friends. See if you can identify the following stages:

The 9 Stages of 'The Minnesota Goodbye'

10 Unique Things You Only Say If You're In Minnesota

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