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You Know You're from Greensboro North Carolina when...

by Liv | Published on August 5th, 2006, 2:54 pm | Greensboro
You know you're from Greensboro...

If you automatically assume when people say chicken restaurant they're talking about Bojangles, not KFC.

You let your 14-year-old daughter smoke at the dinner table in front of her kids.

You go to church, and the minister says "today's sermon will be a quick one, so we can beat the baptists to lunch."

The Blue Book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas is in it.

Inviting people to your church is part of introducing yourself to anyone new.

You've been married three times and still have the same in-laws.

You've never seen a Dunkin Doughnuts, but know exactly what time Krispy Kreme lights their "Hot Doughnuts Now" sign.

Someone in your family died right after saying, "Hey, Y'all, watch this."

You realize Cheerwine is non-alcoholic.

Your High School prom offered day care.

Your family has it's own secret BBQ sauce.

You think the last words of the "Star-Spangled Banner" are "Gentlemen, start your engines."

Basketball tournaments equate to a citywide holiday.

One of your kids was born on a pool table.

You've never had tea without sugar in it.

You've bought at-least one T-shirt from Myrtle Beach with a confederate flag, and brought it back to wear it proudly.

When going to buy a new car, the salesman offers you a "Mark Martin Edition" car.

You understood what Farmer Fran said in the movie "Water Boy"

Walmart consistently sells out of overalls.

You know a burger "all the way" means mustard, chili, and onions.

When people say they're going to cook-out, you know it's a restaurant and not grilling on the barbie.

If You've ever had school canceled because of flurries.

If you've ever had school canceled because of a hurricane.

You tell people Beef Burger was in Bull Durham and expect they'll be impressed by Greensboro's hollywoodness.

You've skipped class and hung out at Yum Yums.

You always include the humidity when telling someone how hot it is.

If Halloween falls on Sunday it's moved to Monday.

You've cruised on High Point road.

You remember when Wendover was "out in the country."

You've been pulled over by the Greensboro Police and got off, because you went to school with the officer.

You had a senior skip day, and know what senior beach week is.

"UNION" is a four letter word at work.

You can meet half of everyone you know at Harris Teeter.

You remember when Food Lion bleached their meats.

You remember ice-skating at Carolina Circle mall.

You remember Captain Perry, Lee Kinard, & Randy Jackson.

You remember when Channel 45 was Fox and Channel 8 was ABC

Lunch is dinner, and dinner is supper.

You've driven to Virgina for a lotto ticket or South Carolina for Real fireworks.

You know the phrase "bible belt" isn't religious clothing.

You remember when you couldn't work on Sunday.

You still go to your High School football games and you graduated 20 years ago.

You've ever referred to Greensboro as Greensboring.

You can perfectly time the downtown stoplights so you don't have to stop on your commute.

Going to the coliseum automatically includes stopping at Stameys.

You consider Winston Salem, & High Point a suburb.

Going out for seafood means Deep-Fried fish.

You think loading the dishwasher means getting your wife drunk.
July 26th, 2009, 11:39 am
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