Its a Florida thing…


  • Socks are only for bowling.
  • You never use an umbrella because the rain will be over in five minutes.
  • A good parking place has nothing to do with distance from the store, but everything to do with shade.
  • Your winter coat is made of denim.
  • … You can tell the difference between fire ant Bites and mosquito bites.
  • You’re younger than thirty but some of your Friends are over 65.
  • Anything under 70 degrees is chilly.
  • You’ve driven through Yeehaw Junction.
  • You know that no other grocery store can compare to Publix.
  • Every other house in your neighborhood Had blue roofs in 2004-2005. You know that anything under a Category 3 just isn’t worth waking up for.
  • You dread love bug season.
  • You are on a first name basis with the Hurricane list. They aren’t Hurricane Charley or Hurricane Frances. You know them as Andrew, Charley , Frances , Ivan, Jeanne, Wilma…Irene…Cheryl…Rita, Mary..Alison
  • You know what a snowbird is and when they’ll leave.
  • You think a six-foot alligator is actually pretty average.
  • ‘Down South’ means Key West .
  • Flip-flops are everyday wear. Shoes are for business meetings and church, but you HAVE worn flip flops to church before.
  • You have a drawer full of bathing suits, and one sweatshirt.
  • You get annoyed at the tourists who feed seagulls.
  • A mountain is any hill 100 feet above sea level.
  • You know the four seasons really are: Hurricane season, love bug season, tourist season and summer.
  • You’ve hosted a hurricane party.
  • You can pronounce Okeechobee, Kissimmee , Withlacoochee , Thonotosassa and Micanopy.
  • You understand why it’s better to have a friend with a boat, than have a boat yourself.
  • You were 25 when you first met someone who couldn’t swim.
  • You’ve worn shorts and used the A/C on Christmas and New Years.
  • You recognize Miami-Dade as ‘ Northern Cuba .’
  • You not only forward this but you understand it.
  • When it does snow in FL you run outside with no coat or shoes on and knock on neighbors doors no matter what time screaming for them to come outside.

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One Response to Its a Florida thing…

  1. Ross-Barry Finlayson says:

    Very good.

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