Data journalists at The 10 and 3 recently surveyed more than 9,500 people across Canada about regional words and phrases, then organized those words into maps that show how popular certain terms are in a given place. This particular map has us itching to visit Saskatchewan, if only to hear them say “bunnyhug” instead of “sweatshirt.”
Yup, that snuggly garment is commonly called a bunnyhug in Canada’s rugged, beautiful Saskatchewan province, CBC News has also reported. Information about the term’s origin is slim, though a 2007 article from the Regina Leader-Post says it may have come from a 1950s dance called the bunny hop, in which participants wrapped their arms around the waist of the person in front of them.
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.