YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM TENNESSEE IF:
- 1. You've never met any celebrities....other than Fred Thompson
- 2. Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor
- 3. "Vacation" means going to the family reunion.
- 4. You've seen all the biggest bands ten years after they were popular.
- 5. You measure distance in minutes.
- 6. You know several people who have hit a deer.
- 7. Your school classes were canceled because they were forecasting snow.
- 8. Your school classes were canceled because of heat.
- 9. You've ridden the school bus for an hour each way.
- 10. You've ever had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
- 11. You think ethanol makes your truck "run a lot better."
- 12. 'You know what' is knee-high by the Fourth of July.
- 13. Stores don't have bags; they have sacks.
- 14. You see people wear bib overalls at funerals.
- 15. You see a car running in the parking lot at the store with no
no matter what time of the year.
- 16. You use 'fix' as a verb, for example: "I am fixing to go to the store."
- 17. All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit,
- 18. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave
- 19. You think of the major four food groups as beef,
jello salad with marshmallows.
- 20. You carry jumper cables in your car.
- 21. You know what "cow tipping" and "snipe hunting" is.
- 22. You only own 3 spices: salt, pepper and ketchup.
- 23. You think everyone from a bigger city has an accent.
- 24. You think sexy lingerie is a tee shirt and boxer shorts.
- 25. The local paper covers national and international headlines on
but requires 6 pages for sports.
- 26. You think that deer season is a national holiday.
- 27. You know which leaves make good toilet paper.
- 28. You find 90 degrees F "a little warm."
- 29. You know all 4 seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, Still Summer and Christmas.
NOTE: In East Tennessee, the seasons are
Bowl Season, and
Waiting for Football
- 30. You know if another Tennessean is from east,
as soon as they open their mouth.
- 31. There is a Dairy Queen in every town with a population of 1000
- 32. You actually get these jokes and forward them to all your