1. Thou shalt not call a hoagie a sub.

Pennsylvania hoagie

Photo: JeffreyW

We don’t care what it’s called anywhere else.

2. Thou shalt not expect PennDOT to take care of the roads.

Pennsylvania pothole

Photo: Editor5807

When there are potholes or snow, there will be nowhere to go.

3. Thou shalt have a firehall wedding reception.

Reception table in Pennsylvania

Photo: PXhere

Don’t knock it till you’ve tried it.

4. Thou shalt expect all 4 seasons in a week.

A true phenomenon.

5. Thou shalt always choose Dunkin’ over Starbucks.

Dunkin Donuts

Photo: Javcon117

Pennsylvania runs on Dunkin’.

6. Thou shalt call it PA, not Pennsylvania.

It’s just how we say it.

7. Thou shalt go to the shore.

Go to the shore not the beach

Photo: WPros

Never the beach.

8. Thou shalt be ready to have a fight about the superiority of Sheetz over WAWA (or vice versa).

Wawa convenience store

Photo: Anthony

A battle as intense as light vs. dark.

9. Thou shalt not expect to get liquor in a straightforward manner.

Alcohol bottles

Photo: PXhere

The laws are totally outdated. The state has their hand in everything, including how and where you purchase liquor.