18 October 2006


> It's only soda if it's orange soda, otherwise it's pop.
> It's dinner, not supper.
> If you get the head nod, you know you are part of the crew.
> If you are white and act like a thug be prepared to run.
> We are home to Bone Thugs and Harmony.
> We are home to The Drive, The Fumble, The Shot, and Red Right 88.
> We are the reason stadiums don't have glass bottles.
> You laugh when someone tells you Lake Erie isn't polluted.
> You are used to the dead fish smell after it rains.
> People are trained to talk on television like us.
> Buffalo Wild Wings is aka BW3.
> The Dawg Pound is heaven.
> We know the Browns suck, the Indians sorta suck, and we haven't won a
>championship in over 40 years. But we've got LeBron so we don't care.
> Lake effect snow is a given.
> Our river caught on fire not once, but 3 times.
> I live in Cleveland and I am damn proud of it.
> You Know You're From Cleveland If.....

> The phrase "lake effect" strikes terror in your heart
> You always knew you lived in the Rock n Roll Capital of the World
> Tourists ask you what time the river catches fire
> You believe the Second Coming meant the Browns returning in 1999
> You don't really know any homosexuals, you just know that there are a
>lot of them in Lakewood.
> You know you don't really have an accent, the rest of the world does.
> You take Dead Man's Curve at 60 mph holding your breath.
> You know about the Eastside/Westside rivalry and you support it, but
>don't quite understand it.
> Your neighborhood schools went without sports because all the senior
>citizens refused to pass the levies.
> You actually know how to pronounce Cuyahoga.
> You can't tell Brook Park, Brooklyn, or Old Brooklyn apart.
> You see Christmas lights still up in July.
> You have gotten 3 speeding tickets, and they are all from the mile long
>stretch of a suburb named Linndale.
> You have no idea how exactly to get to the Flats, you just kind of end
>up on a bank and start partying.
> St. Patty's Day is your number one holiday, and even if you aren't
> You hear there are always famous people in town, but you have never seen
> You take credit for Cedar Point even though it is 2 hours away.
> You honestly believe that Cleveland is the best city in the world.
> You're still dumbfounded by the Leaping Fountain in Tower City.
> You have never ridden in a taxi.
> You wear shorts the first day of the year it isn't below 30 and snowing,
>just because you can.
> You're still relishing 1987 when we ALMOST made it to the Super Bowl.
> You counted down with the monument in Tower City to t he exact second in
>1999, when the Browns came back.
> You know Tower City isn't a city at all.
> You know all the 4 seasons: winter, still winter, almost winter, and
> You live less than 30 minutes 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 measure distance in minutes.
> You've had to switch from heat to A/C in the same day.
> 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
> You carry jumper cables in your car.
> You know what 'pop' is.
> You know what bopper means.<-- added by me(ivana)lol
> You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
> Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with
> You think sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightgown.
> The local paper covers national and international headlines on one page,
>but requires 6 pages for sports.
> You thought the Drew Carey Show was great because it dealt with real
>world issues.....like how Clevelander's actually lived.
> -hahaha, this is SO true, too!-

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