you know you're from Erie when:  

daybreak68 40F
802 posts
2/12/2006 10:06 pm

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3/5/2006 9:27 pm

you know you're from Erie when:

>1. 'Pop' has everything to do with beverages and
>nothing to do with your Dad.
>2. Ox roast is a delicacy, and it doesn't conjure up images of wagon trains.
>3. You have three choices Steelers, Bills, or Browns, end of list.
>4. It is completely normal to see people you've known since kindergarten every weekend.
>5. Perch is on the menu.
>6. The local paper doesn't cover anything beyond
>Buffalo or Cleveland.
>7. If it's not a Smith's dog, I don't want it.
>8. (Boss - in) is a store, Boston is in Massachusetts.
>9. You can get a beer for a quarter.
>10. Any item on the menu may be covered in Greek sauce for an additional dollar.
>11. You forgot what sunlight looks like.
>12. You prefer overcast light.
>13. You wear snow boots to work and keep an ice
>scraper in the car 10 months of the year, because you never know...
>14. You don't care to go to the Peninsula, but 100,000 people from Pittsburgh do.
>15. You think that they ruined Frontier by taking out all the saplings before sled riding season
>16. You find having drive through beer distributors in every neighborhood as normal
>17. 2 Feet of Snow does not mean a snow day.
>18. After you leave and move out into the world, you miss Erie and can't wait to get back home.
>19. Vacation means going south past Pittsburgh for the weekend.
>20. You measure distance in hours.
>21. You know several people who have hit deer more than once.
>22. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day and back again.
>23. You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching.
>24. You see people wearing hunting clothes at social events.
>25. You think of the major food groups as beer, fish and venison.
>26. You carry jumper cables in your car and your
>girlfriend knows how to use them.
>27. You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
>28. Driving is better in the winter because the
>potholes are filled with snow.
>29. You know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction.
>30. You were unaware that there is a legal drinking age.
>31. You go out to a fish fry every Friday.
>32. You know how to polka
>33. Your 4th of the July picnic was moved indoors due to frost.
>34. You have more miles on your snow blower than your car.
>35. You find 0 degrees "a little chilly."
>36. You think the state color is orange.
>37. Otters are a hockey team and Seawolves play
>38. Go fish means an art show.
>39. Downsizing means your job shut down and moved somewhere else.
>40. More people are unemployed than working. -->
>That's a Fact!
>41. You know peach jam is really a traffic problem.
>42. Pizza and wings are your favorite meal at home or eating out.
>43. You actually understand these jokes and forward them!
44. You see most major motion pictures a few months later than everyone else becuase you wait for them to hit the dollar theater.

Dawn happyf;

adultcouplefun 46M/44F

2/13/2006 8:37 am

LMAO!!!!! When we first moved here from California I ( male half) had such a culture shock I thought I went BACK in time! My wife came from here so she knew already what it was like.


oldman1776 79M
3164 posts
2/13/2006 10:08 am

LMAO. Funny list dear.

realfind666 38M  
12 posts
3/12/2006 10:35 am

a lot of truth there

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