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|Subject: You know you're from Wisconsin if...
The town you grew up in had a bar called Ma's Place.
You know how to polka, but never tried it sober.
The FFA was the most popular club in high school.
You know what knee-high by the Fourth of July means.
You know it's traditional for the bride and groom to go bar hopping between the ceremony and the reception.
You know that there is no "r" in Wausau.
You were delighted to get a miniature snow shovel for your 3rd birthday.
You can recognize someone from Illinois by their driving.
You buy Christmas presents at Fleet Farm.
You are a connoisseur of cheese curds and find anyone unfamiliar with them to be frighteningly foreign.
You get irritated at sports announcers that pronounce it "Wes-con-sin."
You own at least one cheese head.
You spent more on beer than you did on food at your wedding.
You know that Kaukauna is NOT an Hawaiian Island.
You hear someone use the word "oof-dah" and you don't immediately break into uncontrollable laughter.
You think fast food is hitting a deer at 65 mph.
You or someone you know was a "Dairy Princess" at a county fair or a Miss Action in Jackson.
You know that "combine" is a noun.
You know what a FIB is.
You know that pasties are not articles of clothing.
You let your older siblings talk you into putting your tongue on a steel post in the middle of winter.
You think Lutheran and Catholic are THE major religions.
You can tell the difference between "real Wisconsin cheese" and "that Illinois stuff."
You know that creek rhymes with pick.
Your class took a field trip to a brewery...in second grade, Borden's in third and the cheese factory in fourth.
Football schedules are checked before wedding dates are set.
You can visit Luxemburg, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Berlin, and Poland all in one afternoon.
A Friday night date consists of taking you girlfriend shining for deer. Saturday you go the local bowling ally.
At least one kid in your class had to help with morning chores. Phew!
You have driven your car on a lake.
You can make sense out of the word "upnort" and "batree."
The Packers will always be better than the Vikings, no matter what the standings are.
You know that De Pere is not a wooden structure extending into "Da Lake."
You can leave your ice cream in the car while you go into Fleet Farm, and it won't melt.
You always believed that vacation meant "going up North."
You have more fishing poles than teeth.
At every wedding you have been to, you've had to dance the hokey poky & the chicken dance.
You know what a bubbler is.
Your definition of a small town is one that only has one bar.
Your local gas station sells live bait.
At least twice a year, the kitchen doubles as a meat processing plant.
You laugh aloud every time you see a news report about a blizzard shutting down the entire east coast.
Your mom asks, "Were you born in a barn?" and you know exactly what she means.
You include beer as one of the major food groups. Isn't it??
You know which leaves make good toilet paper.
Your sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightgown.
You are a member of the Polar Bear Club and proud of it.
You think that the start of deer season is a national holiday.
You learned to drive a tractor before the training wheels were off your bike.
Your bank has the name of your town included in its name.
Pop is not only what you call your dad, but is the ONLY name for soda.