You point to a spot on the palm of your right hand when you’re telling people where you’re from.
You can explain the difference between yoopers, trolls, and fudgies.
You learned to pilot a boat before the training wheels came off your bicycle.
You know that a place called Kalamazoo actually exists.
You know someone who was Asparagus Queen at a county fair.
Someone says, “Down South”, and you immediately think of Toledo.
Your family breaks into violence during the MSU vs. U of M football game.
You define summer as three months of bad sledding.
You had to recite “By the Shores of Gitchee-Goomie” for your 7th grade English class.
You drive 80mph on the freeway and always pass on your right.
You have as many Canadian coins in your pocket as American.
When someone says, “Coast-to-Coast”, you immediately think of Port Huron to Muskegon.
You know how to play Euchre.
You aren’t surprised by a traffic sign saying, “Snowmobile Crossing”.
You bake with “soda” and drink “pop”.
You have no problem spelling names like Mackinac, Tahquamenon, and Ypsilanti.
‘The Big Three’ are either Ford, Chrysler, and GM or Domino’s, Little Caesar’s, and Hungry Howie’s.
You know that it’s usually warmer in “Hell” than in “Paradise” at “Christmas”.
You go “upnorth” for the weekends.
To own a foreign vehicle could be hazardous to your health and your car.
A “submarine” is a sandwich and the “Big Mac” is a bridge.
You used to believe Ernie Harwell when he said that the flyball that went into the stands at Tiger
Stadium was caught by a man from Warren.
You don’t have a coughing fit after a sip of Vernors.
You know the lyrics to “The Wreak of the Edmund Fitzgerald”.
You visit Florida and get all worked up because the newspapers there don’t report hockey scores.
You refer to Kalamazoo, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor as ‘K-zoo, Ypsi-tucky, and A-squared.
You thought Alkaline batteries were named after a Detroit Tigers outfielder.
The first time you ever went sledding was head first.
You think that having clogged sinuses are normal.
You've never met any celebrities. [except, maybe, -- Eminem, Ted Nugent and "the kid"]
The movie "Escanaba in Da Moonlight" wasn't funny. You consider it a documentary.
You measure distance in minutes.
Home Depot on any Saturday is busier than toy stores at Christmas.
...You know when it has rained because of the smell of worms is arousing...