Saturday, August 2, 2008

You might be from Michigan if... (The Encore!)

About a year ago, I posted this entry entitled You might be from Michigan if...and today I ran across this list. There is some overlap, but it's still funny.

And I'm not even a native.

You know your from Michigan if:

You've never met any celebrities

Vacation means going to Cedar Point

Half the change in your pocket is Canadian...eh!

Your idea of a 7 course meal consists of a 6 pack and a bucket of smelt

You drive 86 mph on the highway and pass on the right

Your idea of a traffic jam is 20 cars waiting to pass one orange barrel

You know how to pronounce and play euchre

You know the Big Mac is something you drive over

You had to switch on the heat and the A/C in the same day

You end your sentences with prepositions: EXAMPLE: "Where is my coat at?"

You bake with soda and drink a pop

All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, a vegetable, grain, or animal

You think the 4 major food groups are pork, beef, BBQ sauce, and beer

You carry jumper cables in your car

You design your kids Halloween costume to fit over a snow suit

Driving in the winter is better because the pot holes are filled with snow

Your favorite holidays are Christmas, Thanksgiving, and the opening of deer season (which you consider a national holiday)

You have 10 favorite recipes for venison

You know what cow tipping and snipe hunting are

Your little league game was snowed out

You learned to drive a boat before you could ride a bike

You owe more money on your snow mobile than your car

Your snow blower has more miles on it than your car

Shoveling the driveway constitutes as a great upper body workout

You attend a formal event in your best clothing, finest jewelry, and snow mobile boots

The municipality buys a Zamboni before a bus

The word thumb has geographical, rather than anatomical significance

You show people where you grew up by pointing to a spot on your left hand

Travel coast-to-coast means driving from Port Huron to Muskegon

You know that Ypsilanti not only exists, but isn't far from Hell

You have experienced frost bite and sunburn in the same day

Your year has two seasons: winter and construction

Owning a Japanese car was a hangin' offense in your hometown

You believe that "down south" means Toledo

You think that everyone from a bigger city has an accent

1 comment:

Brenda Brough said...

Love this and remember it all well...and some quite fondly....though some not so fondly too!