5 Things That Stop Happening When You Leave Philadelphia
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5 Things That Stop Happening When You Leave Philadelphia

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5 Things That Stop Happening When You Leave Philadelphia
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These ideas don't stop at the Philadelphia City border, but extend into the suburbs like Abington, Cheltenham, Conshohocken, West Chester and many more. We all have a sense of pride when you come from this area. Whether you leave for school or work, Philadelphia and all the wonderful things about it will be missed.

1. There isn't always a Wawa within a mile of you.

Wawa is not just a convenience store, it is a way of life. Hoagie-fest should really be observed nationally as a holiday.

2. You cannot say, "Wooder" without being corrected.

Them: "It is pronounced WA-TER..." Me: "It is pronounced I DON'T CARE"

3. Not everything is a jawn... You need to know the name of jaw...things.

Anything and anyone can be a jawn. *You know you're from Philly when you're phone tries to autocorrect "lawn" to "jawn."*

4. No one shares your passion for Philadelphia sports teams. No matter their record.

We've been called the worst sports fans in the country and we wear that title with pride. It's not called bad sportsmanship, it's called passion. I will always yell the Eagles chant or sing along with High Hopes. (RIP HK)

5. You can't find a good cheesesteak, no matter how authentic are claimed to be.

If the restaurant's number doesn't start with 215 or 267, you'll probably complain how it's not a real Philly cheesesteak. Speaking of food, it is totally normal to buy soft pretzels from a guy standing on a street corner.

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