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You Might Be From Mississippi if:

1. You can properly pronounce Neshoba, Chata, DeKalb, Kosciusko, Decatur, Yazoo, Pascagoula, Picayune, and Scooba.

2. You think people who complain about the wind in their states are sissies.

3. A tornado warning siren is your signal to go out in the yard with a camcorder.

4. Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway.

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

6. 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.

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

8. You've seen people wear bib overalls at funerals.

9. You think everyone from a bigger city has an accent.

10. You measure distance in minutes.

11. It doesn't bother you to use an airport named for a man who died in an airplane crash.

12. Little Smokies are something you serve only for special occasions.

13. You go to the lake because you think it is like going to the ocean.

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

15. You know cowpies are not made of beef.

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

17. You have known someone who has a belt buckle bigger than your fist.

18. A bad traffic jam involves two cars staring each other down at a four-way stop, each determined to be
the most polite and let the other go first.

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

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

21. A Mercedes Benz isn't a status symbol, but a Chevy Silverado Extended Bed Crew Cab is.

22. You know everything goes better with 'Ranch'.

23. You learned multiplication and shotgun gauge sizes at about the same age.

24. You actually get these jokes and are "fixin' " to send them to your friends.

Finally, you are 100% Mississippian if you have ever heard or had this conversation:

"You wanna coke?"


"What kind?"

"Dr. Pepper."

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