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8 Things Pennsylvanians Have to Explain to Out-of-Towners

by Ryan Dury Feb 9, 2018

1. The roads

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

2. WAWA vs. Sheets

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

3. The weather

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

4. The way we talk.

We have a language of our own.

5. Firehall weddings

Firehall weddings are in Pennsylvanians’ blood.

6. Hoagies

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

7. Turn signals

Nobody uses them here. Nobody!

8. Rural areas

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.

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