Philadelphians are a breed of their own. The mannerisms you grow up with here are with you for life, whether you stay or you go. From holding onto your Philly-only vocab to assuming every diner and deli in the nation is up to our standards, here are the 12 habits that are especially hard to shake when you leave Philly.
1. Talking really loud and fast
Get ready for a lot of blank stares, long pauses, and “What?” following your sentences when you leave Philly. Some people actually breathe between sentences outside of your home city.