40 Signs That You're From New England
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40 Signs That You're From New England

Proof that you are a true Bostonian

40 Signs That You're From New England

Have you ever been to Boston in the Fall? Well... you are missing out! This article explains 40 signs that you are from New England. Yes, where lobsters flourish, and fine dining is prime. Everything is lovely in wonderful New England. We are home to the Socks, The Pats, and Duck Tours! We are where John F Kennedy was from. We are where the famous book "Make way for Ducklings" was based. We are Boston Strong. God bless us all.

1. You are a Red Socks fan. You can name every player on the team, you have a million shirts with this logo on it, and you have been to Fenway Park more than once.

2. You are a Patriots fan. Tom Brady is your lover from another mother, you love wearing his jersey all day long, you love the Pats so much you even have Pats Pants!

3. You love Dunkin Donuts. You can give anybody directions to anywhere in Boston if you know where the Dunkies are in the area.

4. When you are anywhere with a water fountain and you ask where the bubbler is located.

5. You wear shorts when its 50 degrees out and when people ask you why, your response is "I'm from New England, this is nothing."

6. You can drive in all types of weather, including snow...

7. Your house looks like this in winter...

8. You cannot get enough of Ben and Jerrys and Friendly's.

9. You know Boston Baked Beans are a candy and not like Bush's Baked Beans ....

10. You actually speak with a Boston accent and/or say things like "Wicked" in response to everything... You don't need this "How To" video.

11. You have been on the trolly more than once.

11. You took a field trip to Boston more than once in your life.

12. You have taken the "T" before.

13. You know exactly what the North End is when someone talks about it.

14. You have had lobsters that weigh more than a pound and have had them fresh from the ocean.

15. You have been on a Duck tour.

16. You have a deep love for Boston Cream Pie.

17. You know exactly what good clam chowder tastes like.

18. You have read the book "Make way for Ducklings" more than once.

19. You know who Johnny Appleseed was and all the other important historical figures of Massachusetts.

20. You have seen a real life bear in your back yard at some point.

21. You have seen more than enough covered bridges in your lifetime.

22. You have been to Mikes Pastries.

23. You swear like a truck driver.

24. You have hand picked blueberries, and apples.

25. You have had real apple cider and apple cider donuts.

26. You have a deep love for The Drop Kick Murphys.

27. You see all the musicals in either Boston or New York.

28. You have seen a million light houses.

29. You have been to all the major New England beaches.

30. You have had maple sugar candy more than once.

31. You know what real maple syrup tastes like.

32. You have had salt water taffy more than once.

33. You know what a real frappe is and have had it before.

34. You understand exactly what kids want when they want "Peanut butter and fluff".

35. You love Wachusett chips.

36. You have been to a mountain in Vermont, New York, or Massachusetts to ski in winter.

37. You LOVE LL Bean.

38. You love to go camping.

39. You love The Bruins.

40. You love New England and you would never want to live anyplace else.

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