1. You didn’t take the subway. You rode the El.
Dead giveaway that you’re not from around these parts? Bragging about the cool mix tape you picked up from an aspiring rapper while waiting for the subway. In Chicago we call it the “El” or the “L,” short for elevated rapid transit.
2. No, you can’t visit Oprah’s house.
She doesn’t even live in Chicago anymore, by the way. But if she did happen to keep a sky-rise condo at Water Tower Place just for “personal use,” you can bet you won’t clear security.