Skip to comments.You Know You're From Wisconsin When. . .
Posted on 12/04/2001 10:07:56 AM PST by Enough_Deceit
You know your from Wisconsin when:
Your whole family wears green and gold to church on Sunday.
Snow tires come standard on all your cars.
You refer to the Packers as "we."
You have gotten frost-bitten and sunburned in the same week.
You can identify and Illinois accent.
You know what cow-tipping is.
Down South to you means Chicago.
Travelling coast to coast means going from LaCrosse to Milwaukee.
A brat is something you eat.
You have no problem spelling Milwaukee.
You consider Madison exotic.
You don't have a coughing fit from one sip of Pabst Blue Ribbon.
You can actually pronounce Oconomowoc.
You know what a bubbler is.
You go out for fish fry every Friday.
You can recognize someone from Illinois from their driving.
You know how to polka.
You drink soda and refer to your dad as "pop."
Formal wear is blue jeans and a baseball cap.
Your 4th of July Family Picknic was moved indoors due to frost.
You know where Waukesha is AND can pronounce it.
You can visit Luxembourg, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Berlin, New London, and Poland all in one afternoon.
You design your Halloween costumes to fit over a snowsuit.
You've seen mosquitoes with landing lights.
You have more miles on your snow blower than your car.
You enjoy driving in the winter because the potholes fill in with snow.
Your sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightie.
You owe more money on your snowmobile than on your car.
At least twice a year, your kitchen doubles as a meat processing plant.
Your snow blower gets stuck on the roof.
You think the start of deer season is a national holiday.
You find 0 degrees a little chilly.
You know what to do with a Blatz.
You actually understand these jokes.
You forward them to all your Wisconsin friends.
And ya gotta love the sailing farmers license plates.
Should read " You consider Madison toxic.
Goin' to get some beer. Wanna come with?
That sounds completely natural to my MN ears.
You know what a cheesehead does with a sheepshead.
The Amish are part of the 'culture' and not a 'cult'.
A 'viking' is an alien 'purple people eater'.
I never realized this was not in universal usage until I joined Free Republic. I suppose it must sound to others what beginning a sentence with "anymore" sounds like to me... *cringe*
Chicago girl forever...
BZZT! I drink pop.
Otherwise, list looks accurate.
Good Ol' Wisconsin ..... .... ..... with their nine months of Winter and 3 months of bad sledding.
Or, as we southeners refer to it....WisKahnsin...
I have a First Cousin that lives up there, somewhere. Last winter her dog started it's "Full Bladder Boogie" and, since she was working in her garage that morning, she opened the garage door to allow him to go and take of of 'business'.
She was unaware that it had snowed the previous night and the snow was packed as high is her garage door was tall..... The dog looked up at her just as she looked down at him - -- - she told him to just go and pee in the cornor....
Unfortunately, certain parts of Madison and Milwaukee can now be accurately described as "Chicagotown".
And how about them Green Bay Packers!
Three = tree
Let's go by Bill's house = Let's visit Bill at his house
Fond du lac = Fon ja lac
Any other Wisconsinisms?
And so does the priest.
"Hey" is found in barns and at the end of every sentence.
You never "grill" something on your outdoor grill. You always "fry" your food.
Cookouts and barbeques do not exist; you only go to a "fry".
You think wearing a cheese wedge on your head is fashionable.
You believe every Wisconsinite should make a pilgrimage to Lambeau Field at least once in their lifetime.
You curse every time someone mentions the name of Tony Mandarich (sp?).
You know what the Lambeau Leap is, who started it, AND when it was started.
"Today's Giggle" Bump !!
Down dere where da trolly bend's da corner round.
UCLA - University of Cudahy, down by da Lake, Aye.
You mean the new Packer license plates that were issued as a fundraiser for Lambeau Fiela?
Not any more.
Leroy Butler, on an interception against the Rams, 1993.
BTW, don't insult cheeseheads. Cheeseheads save lives. One man used it to protect himself in a plane crash. Others have been using them in addition to throw cushions on their boats--and think the cheeseheads float better.
You know you're from Wisconsin When...
You know that Kaukauna is not a Hawaiian island.
You understand the saying "When you're out of Point, you're out of town."
You know that Leinenkugels is not a brand of bagel.
You are aware that "Eau Claire" is not a filled and frosted pastry.
You know what kind of fish the ice fishermen are trying to spear on Lake Winnebago.
You recognize a Sheboygan accent.
You can brag about an alpine lake that's only a few hundred feet above sea level.
You can smell the difference between the emissions from a paper factory and the emissions from a cottage cheese factory.
You can't understand why speed-skating isn't on TV more often.
You know that "Fond du Lac" is not a Scandinivian form of dining where meat or cheese on long forks is dipped into various pots.
South Milwaukee Whitefish Bay
Nothing sticks like Cudahy
"Ok, what do you want"
"A Dr. Pepper"
"Yea, and make mine a Sprite..." lol
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