December 2, 2013

25 Signs That You Grew Up In Kentucky

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1. You know every word to “My Old Kentucky Home”

2. It’s not a shopping cart, it’s a buggy

3. Big Blue Madness is the single most exciting night of the year

4. Unless you’re from Louisville, University of Kentucky basketball is the only sport that matters. (If you’re in Northern Kentucky, there’s also the Bengals and Reds)

5. If you see someone wearing camouflage, that doesn’t necessarily mean they just came from hunting

6. It’s not pronounced Louis-ville, it’s Lewa-vul or Looo-vul

7. You may have never taken a sip of it, but you know more facts about bourbon than most avid drinkers

8. You still talk about the giant snowstorm of ‘94

9. Christian Laettner is the most hated player in the history of sports

10. At least one of your relatives worked in the coalmines and you couldn’t be more proud of him

11. You don’t have to say sweet tea, if you ask for tea, it’s going to be sweet

25 Signs That You Grew Up In Kentucky
12. If it’s summer, you’re going to be playing corn hole

13. You know that it’s not a bunch of weeds, it’s actually poke sallet

14. There’s only one kind of potato chip: BBQ Grippos.

 
15. The ingredients may vary, but burgoo is always delicious

16. You recognize the names of families mentioned on the show Justified

17. You don’t say what city you’re from, you say what county

18. You can’t say from where, but if someone wants moonshine, you know a guy

19. When you were younger, someone took you snipe hunting

20. If you had a restaurant, Jamal Mashburn or Kenny Walker could eat there for free whenever they wanted

21. You know someone who lives “down in the holler”

22. Before 2001, Rick Pitino was a god. Now, not so much, unless you live in Louisville

23. You know that the Cincinnati airport isn’t even in Ohio, it’s in Hebron, KY

24. Your mom didn’t make dinner, she made supper

25. Ale-8 is the greatest drink ever created TC Mark