Ha! I saw the "you're from Philly if..." and just had to say something. I'm not from the city, West Chester to be exact. I did get a warm fuzzy feeling for that post.
You punctuate every sentence with, "You know" at least twice.
I typically use 'ya know' 'Know', from someone who is really from Philly has the best sound. My favorite accent is the Philadelphia one. Second is the Virginia take on the southern drawl.
You want olive oil, not mayonnaise on your "hoagie".
olive oil? not in my neighborhood. We do vegitable oil around here.
You hate the Redskins.
You hate Dallas.
I don't follow football so much, but I do enjoy watching the home games. I do miss the Vet. Proud member of the 700 club right here.
You realize that your favorite dessert is "wooder ice".
You find yourself using "yo" and "youse guys" when talking long-distance to family members.
You know how to spell Schuylkill.
Sure-Kill expressway. Second choice for a route into town
You pronounce ACME "ACK-A-ME".
I used to cringe when my old science teacher said that, but now I know that it comes with the territory.
You think that $2,500 a year for insurance on a 1977 Toyota Corolla is a bargain.
I just got a hefty discount when I turned 21, but I know what you mean
You find youself at a nice restaurant thinking "I wonder if they have cheese steaks?"
I was in Indy a couple weeks ago, and laughed when I saw a cheese steak on a menu.
You sleep soundly through gunfire and ambulance sirens.
Don't even flinch
You visit New York and are impressed by how clean it is.
Don't especially care for NY.
You can't eat french fries without Cheese Whiz.
You call sprinkles on top of your ice cream cone "jimmies".
Rainbow sprinkles, chocolate jimmies
You don't think Wawa sounds funny.
Gotta havva Wawa. Coffee, hoagie, gas. one stop
You snub a cheese steak that isn't on an Amoroso roll.
hoagies too. otherwise, it's not the same
Your parents, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles all live on the same block.
I'm the 13th generation living in West Chester.
You know who Jim O'Brien is and how he died.
Afraid I don't know that one
You can't imagine lunch without a Tastycake.
Hostess can kiss my ass.
You're still not sure about Jerry Penacolli.
A vacation at the Jersey shore (pronounced "Down the shoore") is better than going to an island (there's more stuff to do, plus you know everybody.)
I'm more of a fan of Delaware and MD. Being west of the city, it is an easy shot down to 95
You know where to find the Rocky statue.
I could take a real good guess
You know that only tourists go to Geno's, Pat's and Jim's for authentic cheese steaks.
My favorite steaks come from a shop right in West Chester.
You only go if you're drunk and it's 3:00 a.m.
I don't drink, but I think I understand.
You can make a cheese steak and you've never been taught
You've never been to the Liberty Bell, or the only time you were there was on a class trip in third grade.
I think it's been moved since the last time I walked by it.
You know what and where "Boathouse Row" is.
The new lights look schweet
You will buy a pretzel from anyone, anywhere without even thinking of where it was - or where his hands have been.
mustard or no?
You can't imagine a breakfast without scrapple.
I'll pass. Ya ever look at the stuff in good lighting?
You don't know what a sub is, but you think they are trying to describe an imitation HOAGIE.
There is a Subway near my house. I don't know anyone who has eaten there.
You aren't a bandwagon Sixers fan. You loved them when they sucked, and before they had A.I.
I can remember some pretty embarrassing seasons.
You go to The Gallery or Sou