Whether it's one of those dad jokes that makes you groan, or some tried and true life advice, there are just some things dads really like to say. All. The. Time. But what's the most popular phrase dads say here in Minnesota?

As we get set to celebrate all things Dad on Father's Day 2024, one of the most recognizable things about dads would be all the valuable advice and experience they dole out in the form of Dadisms, right? You know what a 'Dadism' is, right?

A 'Dadism' (not a real word, mind you) is defined as 'those familiar phrases, lines and sayings most dads continually say.' They can include his best advice, funny sayings, embarrassing anecdotes, and cringeworthy jokes. And while there are MANY Dadisms out there, just which one is the Most Popular Dadism here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes?

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That's what the crew over at Betting.Us set to find out. They surveyed 1,500 dads and 1,000 of their partners to compile a new list of just which Dadisms are most popular here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes and across the country.

And here in Minnesota, the most often heard Dadism is:

If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?

While that's also the Most Popular Dadism down in North Carolina as well as here in the Bold North, it's not the most often-heard phrase dads utter across the rest of the country. That honor would go to the phrase "Hi hungry, I'm dad..." which was the Most Popular Dadism in eight different states, including over in Wisconsin.

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The phrase 'I'm sleeping, I'm just resting my eyes' came in third in the Betting.us survey, which was the most popular Dadism in seven different states. Other popular Dadisms like 'Back in my day...' or 'Money doesn't grow on trees...' also scored highly on the survey.

Keep scrolling to check out which Dadisms are most popular in each state, as well as a list of some of the old-timey dad names that have now gone out of style. And have a Happy Father's Day!

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Courtesy betting.us

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