|From Jessi's journal.
||[Jul. 6th, 2004|10:50 pm]
Go to Google and type in "You know you are from (state/country) if..." and click on the link.|
You know you're from Texas if:
[(*) apply to me]
*You measure distance in minutes.
You've ever had to switch from heat to A/C in the same day.
Stores don't have bags; they have sacks.
Stores don't have shopping carts; they have buggies.
*You see a car running in the parking lot at the store with no one in it no matter what time of the year.
You use "fix" as a verb. Example: I am fixing to go to the store.
*All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable, grain, or animal.
*You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
You carry jumper cables in your car ... for your OWN car.
*You know what "cow tipping" and "snipe-hunting" are.
*You only own four spices: salt, pepper, ketchup, and Tabasco
*You think everyone from a bigger city has an accent.
You think sexy lingerie is a tee shirt and boxer shorts.
The local papers covers national and international news on one page but requires 6 pages for sports.
You think that the first day of deer season is a national holiday.
*You find 90 degrees F. "a little warm".
*You know all four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, Still Summer, and Christmas.
You know whether another Texan is from south, east, west, or north Texas as soon as they open their mouth.
*There is a Dairy Queen in every town with a population of 1,000 or more.
*Going to Wal-Mart is favorite past time known as "Goin' Wal-Martin" or "Off to Wally World".
*Describe the first cool snap (below 50 degrees) as good chili weather.
*A carbonated drink isn't a soda, cola, or pop...it's a "Coke", regardless of brand or flavor.