You know your from Massachusetts if.....

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by heyTJ, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. heyTJ

    heyTJ Giddy up!

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    Dec 14, 2001
    475' above sea level
    You know you are from Massachusetts if...

    1 The person driving in front of you is going 70 mph and you are cursing him for going too slow.
    2 The fact that Route 128 and I-95 are pretty much the same thing doesn't confuse you.
    3 When ordering a tonic, you mean a coke ... not water with bubbles.
    4 You can navigate a rotary without a problem.
    5 You almost feel insulted when someone doesn't flip you off when you cut them off, or steal their parking space, etc.
    6 You know how to pronounce towns like Worcester,Wareham, Gloucester, Haverhill, Barre and Cotuit.
    7 You have driven to New Hampshire on a Sunday in order to get beer.
    8 You know that there are two Bulger brothers (both are crooks but, you know there are two).
    9 You have been to Fenway Park.
    10 You knew that there was no chance in Hell that the Patriots would move to Hartford (Ha!Ha!).
    11 You laugh at all of the other states in New England.
    12 You know of at least 1 diner or food vendor to get something to eat after last call.
    13 You can actually find your way around Boston.
    14 You have gone to at least one party at UMass.
    15 The curse of the Bambino is taught in public schools.
    16 You refer to the New York Yankees as the Devil's *****es or something worse.
    17 Colleges are used as landmarks for directions i.e., Go past MIT until you hit Harvard. Take a right and go past Lesley. Keep going until you get to Tufts. (actual directions).
    18 Doug Flutie is the greatest athlete ever.
    19 Evacuation Day is a recognized holiday.
    20 You know at least 1 guy either Sean, Pat, Whitey,Red, Bud or Seamus.
    21 You think the rest of the country owes you for having things like Thanksgiving and independence.
    22 As a kid you laughed at the kids down south who never got to have snow days.
    23 You feel that the rest of the world needs to drive more like you.
    24 The Beanpot is a hockey tournament not a serving container.
    25 You take great pride in Cheers.
    26 You can recognize a Revere girl simply by looking at her hair.
    27 You know exactly where you were when the ball rolled threw Buckner's legs.
    28 You know that there is a bigger difference between Roxbury and West Roxbury than just a direction.
    29 Somebody calls you a M******* and you take it as a compliment.
    30 When the words "WICKED" and "GOOD" go together.
    31 When you actually pray to God for the Red Sox to win the world series not for this season, but someday in your lifetime.
    32 When you know what a frappe is.
    33 When you know what the phrase "BIG DIG" means.
    34 When you actually know how to merge from 6 lanes of traffic all into one lane.
    35 When you know where and what "Southie" is. And how it is different from the South End.
    36 When you are proud to drink a Sam Adams and think that the rest of the country owes Bostonians a thank you.
    37 When St. Patrick's day is your second favorite holiday.
    38 When you never say "Cape Cod" you say "The Cape".
    39 If you were moved when the Boston Garden was torn down.
    40 When you think that people like Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs and Derek Jeter are more evil than Whitey Bulger.
    41 You went to Old Sturbridge Village, Plymouth Plantation, or both, on a field trip in grammar school.
    42 You're aware that there is some town, somewhere in MA, named Brimfield where they have the biggest outdoor antique market in the world.
    43 You can drive to the mountains and the ocean, all in one day.
    44 You have a special place in your heart for the Worcester Firefighters.
    45 They are called "jimmies" not sprinkles.
    46 If you live in Charlton City, most likely the other 99% of your family does as well.
    47 You know that the Mass Pike and 495 are some sort of strange weather dividing lines.
    48 You know "P town" isn't the name of a new rap group.
    49 You know that Ludlow and Hudson are 90% Portuguese and that Fall River is 90% Lebanese.

    And,the final and most prominent way to know that you are from Massachusetts...

    50 You do not recognize the letter "R" as a part of the alphabet.
  2. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Aug 16, 2001
    Taunton, MA
    A) Oh crap. Not another Charlton boy on this place.

    B) I think Fall River is Portagee and the others are Lebonese. Whoops. I guess I'm from MA too. LOL