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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

This is so funny and is all true:




This is what Jeff Foxworthy has to say about
 ‘LIVING IN OREGON’…

*If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there, you live in Oregon.

*If you’ve worn shorts, sandals and a parka at the same time, you live in Oregon.

*If you’ve had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed the wrong number, you live in Oregon.

*If you measure distance in hours, you live in Oregon.

*If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once, you live in Oregon.

*If you have switched from ‘heat’ to ‘A/C’ and back again in the same day, you live in Oregon.

*If you install security lights on your house and garage but leave both doors unlocked, you live in Oregon.

*If you can drive 75 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching, you live in Central, Southern or Eastern Oregon.

*If you design your kid’s Halloween costume to fit over 2 layers of clothes or under a raincoat, you live in Oregon.

*If driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow and ice, you live in Oregon.

*If you know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction, you live in Oregon.

*If you feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash, you live in Oregon.

*If you know more than 10 ways to order coffee, you live in Oregon.

*If you know more people who own boats than air conditioners, you live in Oregon.

*If you stand on a deserted corner in the rain waiting for the “Walk” signal, you live in Oregon.

*If you consider that if it has no snow or has not recently erupted, it is not a real mountain, you live in Oregon.

*If you can taste the difference between Starbucks, Seattle’s Best, and Dutch Bros, you live in Oregon.

*If you know the difference between Chinook, Coho and Sockeye salmon, you live in Oregon.

*If you know how to pronounce Sequim, Puyallup, Clatskanie, Issaquah, Oregon, Umpqua, Yakima and Willamette, you live in Oregon.

*If you consider swimming an indoor sport, you live in Oregon.

*If you know that Boring is a city and not just a feeling, you live in Oregon.

*If you can tell the difference between Japanese, Chinese and Thai food, you live in Oregon.

*If you never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho, you live in Oregon.

*If you have actually used your mountain bike on a mountain, you live in Oregon.

*If you think people who use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists, you live in Oregon.

*If you buy new sunglasses every year, because you cannot find the old ones after such a long time, you live in Oregon.

*If you actually understand these jokes and forward them to all your OREGON friends, you live or have lived in Oregon.



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5 comments:

Kathy A. Johnson said...

Ha ha--he's so funny. I've only ever driven through Oregon, sadly, but that sounds about right from what I've heard from acquaintances.

Deb Gould said...

Some of these apply equally to Maine, you know! I recognize most of them as true statements -- it's this kind of grinning that gets me through a Maine (Oregon?) winter!

Hart Johnson said...

Those weather ones fit Michigan, too, but Oregon definitely has more considerate and ecclectic people than most places. Thanks for the laugh!

Enbrethiliel said...

+JMJ+

The ones related to driving are a bit intimidating, but the people sound lovely! I'd like to visit Oregon one of these days. =)

PS -- Hello again, Kathy! It has been a long time since I last visited, but I thought about you out of the blue today and thought I'd say hi! =)

Titania said...

Very funny and interesting. It seems to be a beautiful and friendly state to live, for me perhaps a tad to cold and rainy.

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