Monday, March 28, 2005

New Englander Qualification Checklist

- Your local Dairy Queen is closed from September through May

- You know the 27th letter of the alphabet....pronounced "ahhh," and used where most Americans would use "r" 

- You've shot baskets in mittens.

-You can answer an important question with "ayup" ....even a question from a judge or a cop....and not only will they take no offense, they'll use the term as well.

- You instinctively walk like a penguin for six months out of the year

- You've worn shorts and a parka at the same time

- You know several people who have hit a deer more than once

- You have switched from heat & A/C in the same day, and back again.

- You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow.

- You install security lights on your house and garage, but leave both unlocked.

-You've had to shovel snow before your little league game.

 - 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.

- Down South to you means Philadelphia.


cneinhorn said...

these were great! :-)


geefred53 said...

LOL, the last time I read your l"ass"ed, the text didn't hurt the eyes, at any raight, whoever you are, you write well, good sence of humor, self centered, aloof, and basically a person.                                           '.0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ;.0                                                           ,.

olddog299 said...

Rather than "ayup" it's ayuh up heah. Make that 80 mph on I-95... we only do 65 on the back roads...

And in Maine, Lobster Fishermen address each other as "Deah" without blushing or swinging an icepick at each other. The rest of us are intimidated into silence by the Maine Christian League...