1. The roads

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

We have two seasons in Pennsylvania: winter and construction season.

2. WAWA vs. Sheets

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

The battle of who has the best made-to-order food gas station rages on in Pennsylvania.

3. The weather

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

In Pennsylvania, you can have all four seasons in a week.

4. The way we talk.

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

We have a language of our own.

5. Firehall weddings

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

Firehall weddings are in Pennsylvanians’ blood.

6. Hoagies

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

In the rest of the country, they are subs or heroes. Pennsylvania is hoagie territory.

7. Turn signals

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

Nobody uses them here. Nobody!

8. Rural areas

Pennsylvanians explain to out-of-towners

When people think of Pennsylvania, they tend to think of Philly or Pittsburgh but the vast majority of residents live in small towns and cities.