"I'm spinning round the room in awe" ryan adams

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

you know you're from delaware if...

this was sent to me and i laughed. here ya go...some are keepers, but i think they need to divide it for new castle county and the rest of delaware...there really is a difference.
You Know You're From Delaware When... You know where, what and when the Hummers Parade is held.
"Vacation" means going to Rehoboth or Cape "Cantaloupe" Henlopen.
You know the best subs come from Capriotti's.
You used to play in the wooder in the crick, and caught fraugs.
Your school classes were canceled because of 3 snowflakes.
The whole state panics and uses all of their road salt for those 3 snowflakes.
You love the beach but hate the tourists.
You know about punkin-chunkin and you have your favorite chunker.
You know someone who went to school with one of the Capano's.
You've eaten scrapple sandwiches.
You can identify all the major types of manure by smell (especially chicken!)
If it takes more than an hour to drive to, you're not going.
You know what a "slippery" dumpling is.
You know who YouDee is.
Somebody in your family has worked for the DuPont Company.
You think the "Apple Scrapple Festival" is perfectly normal, except for all those granola types running in the 5K race.
You think, maybe, just maybe, you might get a White Christmas. Then it rains.
The highest point in the state is a rise on the golf course.
The state has one hill. You've been sledding on it.
You remember WAMS and WCAU (BARSKY in the morning!).
You know NewERK is in New Jersey, but NewARK is in Delaware.
You know how to carefully pronounce the name Foulk Road.
You talk of Northern Delaware and the entire Eastern Seaboard as "above the canal."
You know if another Delawarean is from southern, middle or northern Delaware as soon as they open their mouth.
You know the name of every street in Delaware, but have no idea what the route number is.
When you want to go out for a nice dinner, you have to switch states.
You can remember when Maryland Bank (MBNA) swallowed up Ogletown and Putt-Putt.
Everywhere you go, you always run into someone you know or went to school with.
You know what Newark Night and First Night are.
You know exactly which roads to avoid due to the CONSTANT road construction.
You love Dollie's salt water taffy and Grotto's Pizza. You know where all of the late-night 24-hour rest stops and restaurants are.
You can remember when Christiana Hospital was a field with cows.
You remember when Christiana Mall had a Galaxy arcade.
When you go out of state to shop or eat, you are always surprised about the tax
You know the differences in housing in Elsmere, Pike Creek, and Greenville.