I thought this was funny!! And a lot of it is true!!! 🙂
You know several people who have hit a deer.
You measure distance in minutes.
Down south to you means Kentucky.
You have no problem spelling or pronouncing "Terre Haute".
Your school classes were canceled because of cold.
Your school classes were canceled because of heat.
You know what the phrase "Knee-high by the Fourth of July" means.
You’ve seen a running car, with nobody in it, in the parking lot of the grocery store no matter what time of year it is.
You end your sentences with an unnecessary preposition. Example: Where’s my coat at?" or "If you go to the mall I wanna go with."
Detassling was your first job.
You’ve ever had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
You say things like "catty-wumpus" and "kitty-corner".
You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
You carry jumper cables in your car regularly.
You don’t drink “soda”, you drink "pop".
You know what "cow tipping" is.
You understand what "Lake-Effect" is.
You don’t pronounce the ‘s’ in Illinois and you get aggravated when people do.
You know that strangers are the only ones that come to your "front" door.
Kids and dogs ride in the passenger seats of cars and the backs of pickups.
Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway
You think nothing of it in spring and fall to be stuck behind a farm implement driving on the roads.
Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
There is a basketball hoop at every house.
Indianapolis is the "big city"
All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, or a grain.
"Getting caught by a train" is a legitimate excuse for being late to school.
Your car bumper is rusted from road salt.
The Wabash River is the "biggest body of water" near your house.
You know several different definitions as to what a Hoosier really is.
Everyone knows who the town cop is, where he lives, whether he is at home or on duty.
To get to school you had to drive on a gravel road, a road with several right-angle turns in it, or if you were really lucky, over a covered bridge.
To you, a raccoon is simply a "coon".
You’ve been to the Covered Bridge Festival.
You took backroads to get there – why sit in traffic?
To you, a tenderloin is not an expensive cut of beef, but a big, salty, breaded piece of pork served on a bun with pickles.
You know what FFA and 4H stand for and how to spell them.
It is a 30 minute drive from your house to the grocery store.
Stores don’t have bags, they have sacks.
You see people wear bib overalls at funerals.
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