You Might be FromMichigan if...
...you define summer as three months of bad sledding
...you think Alkaline batteries were named for a Tiger outfielder
...you can identify an Ohio accent
...your idea of a seven course meal is a six-pack of Stroh's and a
bucket of smelt
...owning a Japanese car was a hanging offense in your hometown
...you know someone from Porch Yearn
...half of the people you know say they are from Detroit, yet you don't
personally know anyone who actually lives in Detroit
...you know how to play Euchre
...the Big Mac is something that you drive across
...you believe"down south" refers to Toledo
...you bake with"soda" and drink "pop"
...you drive 75 on the highway and always pass on the right
...your kid's little league baseball game has ever been snowed out
...you know what a pastie is
...you learned to drive a boat before you learned how to ride a bike
...you know that ackinac rhymes with Mackinaw
...you occasionally cheer "Go Lions and take the Tigers with you"
...the word "thumb"brings to mind a geographical rather than anatomical
...you've ever experienced frostbite and sunburn in the same week
...you have an idea who Bob Uker is
...you expect to get Vernors when you order ginger ale
...you know that Kalamazoo not only actually exists, but isn't too far
...your favorite holidays are Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the opening
day of deer season
...your snowmobile and fishing boat have big-block Chevy engines
...either your mother or your father disowns you for the week of the
Michigan-Michigan State game
...your year has 2 seasons - winter and construction
...you know what a millage is
...traveling coast to coast means going from Port Huron to Muskegon
...the change in your pocket is 1/2 Canadian
...you point at the palm of your right hand when explaining to people
where you grew up
...your idea off oreign culture is bingo in Canada
...your favorite president is Gerald Ford
...you know a zebra mussel is not part of a zebra's anatomy
...you know a walleye is a pickerel
...you take a jacket when the weatherman predicts "Sunny and in the
...your wardrobe includes a summer coat
...you have a"couple three" of something
...you order a"shell" in a tavern and expect to get a glass of beer on
...potholes in your road claim more vehicles than the finance company
...you or your relatives fly south the same time the geese do
If your definition of a small town is one that doesn't have a lake....
If your family breaks into violence during the UM-MSU game (any
If snow tires come standard on all your cars....
If at least 50% of your relatives workfor the auto industry....
If you point at the palm of your righthand when telling people where you
If you don't understand what the big deal about Chicago is....
If someone aks you if you've been to Europe and you answer, "No, but I've
been to Ann Arbor"....
If "Down South" to you means Toledo....
If octopus and hockey go together asnaturally as hot dogs and
If you think "going up north" would be agreat vacation....in January....
If you refer to your relatives in southern Michigan as "trolls" or
If the "Big Three" can mean either Ford, Chrysler and GM or Domino's,
Little Ceasar's and Hungry Howie's...
If a Big Mac is something you can drive across....
If you have no problem spelling Mackinac Island....
If you had to get a passport to go to Ohio....
If the trees in your backyard have spigots....
If you know that a place called"Kalamazoo" really exists....
If you know what a pastie is...
If you drive 70 mph on the highway and pass on the right....
If your favorite hockey team's mascot is an octopus...
If you have a favorite hockey team...
If you don't have a coughing fit from one sip of Vernor's...