You know you are from Lancaster County PA if.....

  1. Your idea of Chicken Pot Pie has nothing to do with a pie and you can't figure out why people might think it would.
  2. Your driving lessons involved learning to avoid horse droppings.
  3. You know at least 5 euphemisms for animal manure and at least 4 of them involve food.
  4. You know how to cook, but not without butter.
  5. You've ever missed school for the first day of deer season... but didn't get in trouble.
  6. You don't understand why people would ever want to see the Amish.
  7. The local Post Office used to be a single-family home and they close between noon and 1 for lunch.
  8. You do not giggle when you see the following signs: Lititz, Intercourse, Blue Ball, Bird-in-Hand
  9. You've heard of 7-11 but you've never seen one.
  10. You cannot buy beer and wine from the same store.
  11. You personally know many people with the name: Lapp Lantz Stoltzfus (or Stoltzfoos) Zimmerman Zook
  12. Iced Tea for you is sweeter than Pepsi.
  13. You know someone who repairs gasoline-powered lawn mowers, but is forbidden to own one.
  14. You think Fasnacht Day and Groundhog day are national holidays.
  15. You know who James Buchanan was.
  16. You can pronounce "Ephrata."
  17. You don't have to be told what Shoo Fly Pie is.
  18. You know the only way to make good fastnachts is to cook them in LARD.
  19. You do things "once," as in, "I'll go check in the back room once."
  20. You can stop along the road to buy fruit, vegetables or crafts on the "honor system."
  21. YOUR turkey has "filling," not "stuffing" and most certainly NOT "dressing."
  22. You know that chicken corn soup from a firehouse is the most perfect food on earth.
  23. You say things like, "Outen the lights," "I'm calling off today" and "They're calling for snow."
  24. You've heard of distelfinks and hex signs.
  25. You think the roads in any other state are smooth.
  26. Hearing horses clopping down a paved street doesn't bring you to the window to see what's going on outside.
  27. You prefer Hershey's chocolate to Godiva.
  28. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
  29. You think the start of deer hunting is a national holiday.
  30. Words like: gumband, buggie, hoagie, chipped beef, scrapple, actually mean something to you.
  31. You think Fasnacht Day and Groundhog Day are national holidays.
  32. You've corrected all the errors while watching the movie Witness.
  33. "Dinner" and "supper" are different concepts entirely.
  34. Dutch Wonderland is neither Dutch nor much of a Wonderland.
  35. The Green Dragon ain't no Chinese restaurant.
  36. You actually get these jokes and forward them to all your Lancaster County friends.