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You may be from OHIO if......

  • You snicker when someone's from Tiffin, because you think of the State Hospital.
  • You think all Pro football teams are supposed to wear orange!
  • You've heard of 3 - 2 beer.
  • Schools close for the state basketball tournament (deer season, too).
  • You're proud of your state fair, but would rather go to Cedar Point.
  • You know all the 4 seasons: Winter, Still Winter, almost Winter, and Construction.
  • You live less than 30 miles from some college or university.
  • You know what a buckeye really is, and have a recipe for candy ones.
  • "Toward the lake" means "north" and "toward the river" means south."
  • You've heard of the Great Nickel Beer Night Riot.
  • You know if other Ohioians are from southern or Northern Ohio as soon as they open their mouths.
  • You root for a college team though you've never taken a class there.
  • You can spell words like Cuyahoga, Olentangy, Bellefontaine, and Tuscarawas, Wapakoneta and you know which letter is doubled in Cincinnati.
  • You always visit more than two amusement parks in one summer.
  • You know that Serpent Mounds were not made by snakes.
  • You know what game they're playing when the Mud Hens take on the Clippers.
  • "Vacation" means spending a day at Cedar Point or King's Island.
  • You measure distance in minutes.
  • Down south to you means Kentucky.
  • Your school classes were canceled because of cold.
  • Your school classes were canceled because of heat.
  • You've ridden the school bus for an hour each way
  • You've ever had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
  • You know what should be knee-high by the Fourth of July.
  • You end your sentences with an unnecessary preposition. Example:"Where's my coat at?"
  • You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.
  • You think of the major four food groups as beef, pork, beer, and Jell-O salad with marshmallows.
  • You carry jumper cables in your car.
  • You know what 'pop' is.
  • You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
  • Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
  • You think sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nighttime.
  • The local paper covers national and international headlines on one page but requires 6 pages for sports.
  • You think that deer season is a national holiday.
  • You know which leaves make good toilet paper.
  • You actually get these jokes!