I thought this was funny!! And a lot of it is true!!! πŸ™‚


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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You Know You Live In Indiana If….

8 thoughts on “You Know You Live In Indiana If….

  • February 22, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    that's great!! coming from MN, I could identify with about 97% of them! woot!

  • February 22, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    I was reading them and I was like 'yep, yep and yep'

    but a few weren't uh like true cuz it said "detassling was my first job" and that was NOT my first job =)

    also there aren't quite basketball hoops at every house, but close (;

    hey Jessica, do you miss us yet?! haha, well sombody very SPECIAL does, name starts with "J" you know…we should have sent that picture home with you. hahaha.



  • February 23, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    So scary how true those are. Almost all of them are true for us!



  • February 23, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Even though I live in LA, I could agree with almost all of them πŸ™‚ Except down here your a "Big" town if you have a red light =)


  • February 23, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    That is so funny! I read it to my older sister it was so funny. Thanks for sharing it.



  • February 23, 2010 at 3:14 pm


    I identify with most of those! I'm an Indiana girl although I don't live there any longer. My friends always tell me that you can take the girl out of Indiana but you can't take Indiana out of the girl. πŸ˜€

  • February 23, 2010 at 6:22 pm

    Yep, sounds like I'm from Indiana….. lol

  • February 23, 2010 at 6:36 pm

    But mostly true! πŸ˜€ Thanks for sharing this! πŸ™‚

    Love and Hugs!

    ~TN-L-A-M-GT πŸ™‚


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