1 definition by brie.368

this is all in a Facebook group...

You know you're from Pennsylvania when:
-You've never referred to Philadelphia as anything but "Philly." And New Jersey has always been "Jersey."
-You refer to Pennsylvania as "PA."
-"You guys" is a perfectly acceptable reference to a group of men & women.
-You know how to respond to the question "Djeetyet?" (Didyoueatyet?)
-You learned to pronounce Bryn Mawr, Wilkes-Barre, Schuylkill, Bala Cynwyd, Duquesne, New Tripoli, Tunkhannock, Punxsutawney, Tamaqua, Susquehanna, Allegheny, and Monongahela.
-The first day of buck and the first day of doe season are school holidays.
-You can use the phrase "fire hall wedding reception" and not even bat an eye.
-You can't go to a wedding without hearing the "Chicken Dance," at least one Polka and either an Italian song (sung in Italian,) or "Hava Nagila."
-At least 5 people on your block have electric "candles" in all or most of their windows all year long.
-You know what a "Hex sign" is.
-You know what a "State Store" is, and your out of state friends find it incredulous that you can't purchase liquor at the mini-mart.
-You own only three condiments "A-1, Heinz 57 and Heinz ketchup".
-Words like "hoagie", "crick", "chipped ham", "sticky buns", "shoo-fly pie", "pierogies" and "pocketbook" actually mean something to you.
-You can eat cold pizza (even for breakfast) and know others who do the same.
-You know several places to purchase or that serve Scrapple, Summer Sausage (Lebanon Bologna), and Hot Bacon Dressing.
-One of the highlights of your life was a field trip to Penn's Cave and Horseshoe curve.
-You know exactly what to do when your mother tells you to "red up" your room.
-You know the time and location of every "wing night" in a 20 mile radius.
-You don't think people from Philly or Pittsburgh talk funny.
-You don't understand all the hype about Rolling Rock beer; You've been drinking it for years even though Iron City is better.
-You consider an exotic vacation to be a trip to Ocean City, Virginia Beach, or Myrtle Beach.
-Words like "hoagie", "chipped ham", and "pop" actually mean something to you.
-You think very little of an Amish buggy on the road.
-You learned long ago how to "step carefully" around the buggy tie-ups in the supermarket parking lot.
-You can go 2 weeks in winter without sunshine and think this is normal.
-You know that Blue Ball, Intercourse, Climax, Bird-in-Hand, Virginville, Paradise, Mars, and Slippery Rock are all PA towns.
-There is no such thing as a "Philly Cheesesteak". It's just called a "Cheesesteak."
-You know that Eucre is a card game and not a form of vomiting.
-You not only have heard of Birch Beer, but you know that it comes in several colors: Red, Blue, White, Brown, Gold.
-You know what REAL potpie is.
-You ask the waitress for "dippy eggs" for breakfast.
-Your turkey has "filling," not "stuffing," and most certainly, NOT "dressing."
-You consider Pittsburgh to be "out west," and you know the fastest way to Philly is the Turnpike.
-When it snows, they put cinders on the roads instead of sand.
-Know that Yuengling is pronounced "Ying-ling," and believe that it really is a premium beer
-You know that a green pepper is not a pepper at all but a "mango".
-You have an uncontrollable urge to buy bread and milk when you hear the word "snow."
-You live within two miles of a plant that makes potato chips, corn chips, pretzels, candy, or ice cream, or that packages turkeys, beans, or bologna.
-You can stop along the road to buy fruits, vegetables, or crafts on the "honor system."
-You know that chicken corn soup from a fire house is the most nearly perfect food on earth.
-You say things like, "Outen the lights," "I'm calling off today," and "They're calling for snow."
-You've heard of distelfinks and hex signs.
-You only buy your beer and soda by the case.
-You think the roads in any other state are smooth.
-You know the Penn State cheer, and although you've never attended Penn State, you are a most obnoxious Penn State fan.
-Hearing horses clopping down a paved street doesn't bring you to the window to see what's going on outside.
-You never see any Confederate Flags, except on the Gettysburg Battlefield.
-You prefer Hershey's Chocolate to Godiva.
-School closings due to snow take the radio stations a half an hour to finish, because just about every town has its own school district.
-You have the Rolling Rock bottle memorized: "From the glass lined tanks of Old Latrobe, we tender this premium beer for your enjoyment. . . . "
-Elect pro-life Democrats and pro-choice Republicans for Governor
-Frequently go "with," e.g., "You going to the market? Mind if I come with?"
-Refer to something as "a whole nother," e.g., "That's a whole nother issue."
-You REALLY HATE antiquers. On Sunday mornings you would scream "Go back to Jersey!" at least once on the way to church.
-When you were a kid and somebody really pissed you off, you said, "I'm gonna deck you!"
-You know the expression, "Hey naw! Watchya dewin'?"
-You know where to buy "Opera Fudge" and that it has absolutely no connection to the Opera.
-The only Jewish people that you've ever met have been from New York or New Jersey.
-You love the Phillies or the Pirates.
so where are you from?

only the coolest state EVER! Pennsylvania!
by brie.368 March 31, 2009

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