Tuesday, April 11, 2006

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More Signs You're an Okie
from MamaKBear

You've ever had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.

You know that the true value of a parking space is not determined by the distance to the door, but by the availability of shade.

Stores don't have bags, they have sacks.*

You've seen people wear bib overalls at funerals.

You know people who think a Ford F350 4x4 Dually is a status symbol.

You measure distance in minutes. ("I'm about 5 minutes away.")

You refer to the capital of Oklahoma as "The City".

You go to the lake because you think it's like going to the ocean.

You listen to the weather forecast before picking out an outfit.

You know cowpies are not made of beef.

Someone you know has used a football schedule to plan their wedding date.

Your "place at the lake" has wheels under it.

You aren't surprised to find movie rental, ammunition, and bait all in the same store.

*True Story - Some years back, I was at Disneyland with my cousin and her kids. Her son didn't finish his meal so I went back up to the food stand to get a sack...

Me - Can I get a sack?
Worker Person - Heh?
Me - (Louder) Can I get a sack?
WP - A what?
Me - A sack.
WP - A hamburger?
Me - No. A sack.
WP - ????
Me - A bag?
WP - (Cue lightbulb) Ooohhh! Here you go.


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  2. I had a similar conversation in North Dakota when we lived there.

    Me: I need a bag of Ice.
    Clerk: A bag of WHAT?
    Me: A bag of Ice.
    Clerk: A bag of ASS?
    Me: A bag of ICE, FROZEN WATER, ICE!!!
    Clerk: Ooooh......