From the Gone to Carolina blog: You might be a Northerner if . . .

* Instead of referring to two or more people as "y'all," you call them "you guys," even if both of them are women.

* You think barbecue is a verb meaning "to cook outside."

* For breakfast, you would prefer potatoes-au-gratin to grits.

* You don't know what a moon pie is.

* You eat fried chicken with a knife and fork.

* You would rather vacation at Martha's Vineyard than at Six Flags.

* You would rather have your son become a lawyer than grow up to get his own TV fishing show.

* You drink either "Pop" or "Soda"- instead of "Cokes."

* You've never eaten and don't know how to make a tomato sandwich.

* You have never planned your summer vacation around a gun-'n-knife show.

* You think more money should go to important scientific research at your university than to pay the salary of the head football coach.

* You don't even have one can of WD-40 somewhere around the house.

* You don't have any hats in your closet that advertise feed stores.

* You have more than one professional sports team in your home state.

* You can't spit out the car window without pulling over to the side of the road and stopping.

* You don't know anyone with at least two first names (i.e., Joe Bob, Faye Ellen, Billy Bob, Billy Ray, Mary Jo, Bubba Dean, Joe Dan, Mary Alice)

* You don't know any women with male names (i.e., Tommie, Bobbie, Johnnie, Jimmie)

* You don't have Maw-maw's & Paw-paw's.

* You have no idea who the Allisons or Pettys are.

* None of your fur coats are homemade

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