You've probably heard of the period table or the period table of elements.

You know it -- that chart of chemical elements arranged by numbers and abbreviations you've had no use for after barely passing your 9th grade science class.

What you've probably not heard of -- until now -- is the Periodic Table of Minnesotans. That's because it was just invented (in official form, anyway) by a Minnesota artist and shared online for us all to appreciate.

A "chart" in the shape of Minnesota, each element is an abbreviation for some common Minnesota word or phrase. For instance "UD" stands for "Uffda" while "PR" is short for "Purple Rain."

Responses to the Period Table of Minnesotans have been overwhelmingly supportive an amusing, with many asking if it will be available on shirts.

"Soon. We’ll let you know 🙂," is the official response from BrandMNCo, the website that shared the image.

"Oh for cripes sake," says one person on Instagram, completing Minnesota element No. 12 "OF" ("Oh For _____").

"We gotta add HD = Hot Dish and JL = Juicy Lucy," suggests another.

Click on the Instagram posts above to see more elements from the Period Table of Minnesotans. Did they forget any good ones?

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