37 Ways You Know You're From Delaware
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37 Ways You Know You're From Delaware

Yes, Delaware is a state.

37 Ways You Know You're From Delaware

To all of the Delawareans out there, many people do not understand how we live in such a small state and they do not appreciate all that Delaware has to offer. Sometimes we even take for granted all of the things that Delaware has given us over the years, so here are 37 ways you know you are from Delaware:

  1. When people say to you “Oh, what state is Delaware in?” and you have to break it to them that Delaware was the first state.
  2. There is a Wawa on every street and Wawa is life.
  3. You get excited when someone says they know someone from Delaware.
  4. You had your senior week at Dewey beach.
  5. When you go to another state and have to pay tax, you throw a fit.
  6. You remember when the Christiana Mall had fountains.
  7. You remember Kahunaville.
  8. You went to football games at Baynard Stadium.
  9. You looked forward to PAL dances every month.
  10. You went to St. Mary’s dances because your parents didn’t want you going to PAL dances.
  11. We can give credit to a few people who have given us our name to fame:
  12. Elena Della Donne
  13. Joe Biden
  14. Joe Flacco
  15. Melissa King...yikes
  16. Firefly Music Festival put us on the map and it is the only weekend when people get excited about coming to Delaware.
  17. You went on a group date to Frightland with your crush.
  18. Movies 10 was the place to be on the weekends.
  19. The mural painted on the Newark train tracks freaks you out.
  20. You know that it is UD and not UDEL.
  21. You take pride in El Diablo and refuse to eat Chipotle.
  22. You go to the Rehoboth outlets.
  23. You know how to spell Rehoboth.
  24. Washington D.C and Hershey Park were your school trips every year.
  25. Happy Harry’s still has it and Walgreens doesn’t exist.
  26. You go to the mall and see 10 people you know.
  27. Newark Deli and Bagels have saved your life after a night out.
  28. You have been to the St. Anthony’s Festival and eaten a funnel cake or fried oreos.
  29. You know that the Newark Reservoir hasn’t always been there, and you remember when there used to be a little house in just a big field.
  30. You have a relative that has either worked at DuPont, Astra Zeneca, or MBNA at some point in their life.
  31. The constant road construction on Kirkwood highway and I-95 drives you crazy.
  32. You have been to Newark Night.
  33. You’ve heard the joke “Dela-WHERE” more times than there are people actually living in the state.
  34. Nothing beats a Charcoal Pitt milkshake.
  35. When there was a snow day, if you weren’t at Rockford Park, you were irrelevant.
  36. You have been to a Blue Rocks game and watched the fireworks.
  37. As many times as you said you wanted to leave good ole' Delaware, you always find yourself coming back.
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