And no, Connecticut, sorry, you don't count. Anywhere that has loud New York people and/or Yankees fans is NOT New England. Enjoy being a Middle Atlantic state with New York and Jersey, because that's really where you belong... at least from a cultural standpoint.
People hate us because are the last remaining bit of what America was founded on.
New England? Nah, more like Old America...
Don't hate us because we still have standards.
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