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WHAT JEFF FOXWORTHY HAS TO SAY ABOUT 'LIVING IN OREGON

WHAT JEFF FOXWORTHY HAS TO SAY ABOUT 'LIVING IN OREGON

Old 04-26-2011, 10:21 PM
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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 a 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 you live or have lived in Oregon
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Old 04-26-2011, 10:25 PM
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Cute! I think it pertains to Minnesota as well, because I can relate!
Gotta love Jeff Foxworthy!
Thanks for sharing!
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Old 04-26-2011, 10:26 PM
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thanks, he is so funny
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Old 04-26-2011, 10:42 PM
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I have lived there. It was fun and wet.
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So many of those are SOOOOO true!!!!
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Originally Posted by amandasgramma
So many of those are SOOOOO true!!!!
Absolutely!!!
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Many of them apply to Washington also. Loved my time living in the great PNW. 29 years all together. Wetside = 22 yrs. Dryside = 7 yrs. I grew up a wetsider and married a drysider.
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All that is true!!....

Admit it Dee!!!........lol

This past Sunday, we had snow, wind, rain and sunshine all in about 20 minutes. This repeated itself several times during the day.
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Born, raised and lived in Oregon, except for a couple of years in Olympia. This fits Oregon to a tee. I love it here and would not live any where else.

Is there another state in the union that no one can pronounce correctly?

I am proud to be an Oregonian.
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