You are probably from Louisiana if...
1.You've ever wore shorts at Christmas time.
2.You pronounce Lafayette as "Laffy-ette" not "La-fy-ette"
3.You learned to drive a boat before you could drive a
4.You know the meaning of a "Delcambre Reeboks" (that
would be a pair of white fishing boots)
5.You offer somebody a "coke" and then ask them what
kind: Coca-Cola,Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, 7Up?
6.You can name all of your 3rd cousins
7.You plan your wedding around hunting season & LSU
8.You greet people with "Ha's ya momma'an'dem?" and
hear back "Deyfine!"
9.Every so often, you have waterfront property.
10.When giving directions you use words
like "uptown", "downtown", "backatown",
"riverside", "lakeside", "northshore", "westbank","down the bayou" or "across the river"
11.When you refer to a geographical location "way up
North", you are referring to places like Shreveport, Little Rock or
Memphis, "where it gets real cold"!
12.Your burial plot is six feet over rather than six
13.You've ever had Community Coffee.
14.You can pronounce Tchoupitoulas but can't spell it.
(also, Thibodeaux, Opelousas, Pontchartrain, Ouachita, Atchafalaya,)
15.You don't worry when you see ships riding higher in
the river than the top
of your house.
16.You judge a po-boy by the number of napkins used.
(Amen) You Got datrite
17.The waitress at your local sandwich shop tells you a
fried oyster po-boy
"dressed" is healthier than a Caesar salad.
18.You know the definition of "dressed".
19.You can eat Popeye's, Haydel's and Zapp's for lunch
and wash it down with
Barq's and several Abitas, without losing it all on
20.The smell of a crawfish boil turns you on more than
21.You "wrench" your hands in the sink with an onion
bar to get the crawfish
22.You're not afraid when someone wants to "ax you
23.You go by "ya-mom-en-'dems" on Good Friday for
24.You don't learn until high school that Mardi Gras is
not a national
25.You don't realize until high school what a "county"
26.You believe that purple, green and gold look good
together (and you will even eat things those colors).
27.You go to buy a new winter coat (what most people
refer to as windbreakers)
28.Your last name isn't pronounced the way it's
29.You know what a nutria rat is but you still pick it
to represent your
baseball team. (Geaux Zephyrs)
30.You have a ditch on at least one side of your
31.You have spent a summer afternoon on the Lake
Pontchartrain seawall catching blue crabs.
32.You describe a color as "K&B Purple".
33.You like your rice and politics dirty.
34.When given the choice for Governor between a KKK
leader and Edwin Edwards it's a difficult decision.
35.You pronounce the largest city in the state
36.You know those big roaches can fly, but you're able
to sleep at night
37.You prefer skiing on the bayou.
38.You assume everyone has mosquito swarms in their
39.You realize the rainforest is less humid than
40.You can list all the ingredients of a gumbo or a
41.You go to the "boat", but you don't plan on spending
any time overwater
42.When you're in Baton Rouge you know the difference
between the old bridge
the new bridge
43.If you ever had to wait for the bridge to "come
down" so you can get home
44.If you pull for the Saints (who else would?)
45.If you've ever been to a wedding and someone either
danced in a washtub or
with a broom and this was considered normal
46.You "make your groceries" or "save your dishes" or
have an "icebox"
47.You can't think of anybody that can cook better than
48.You know when it's appropriate to use "Tony
49.You know an old person that can "treat" you for
50.The four seasons in your year are: crawfish, shrimp,
crab and KingCake.