Monday, February 9, 2009

You know you are from Memphis

I saw this group on Facebook last night and thought it was really funny... most of these are true! I cut and pasted it (and took out the really tacky ones with bad words) and posted it for all of my Memphis family members!

YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM MEMPHIS WHEN:

-When you see a liquor store on one side of the street and a church on the other side.

-Everyone you know either works at FedEx or has worked there.

-You knew not to go into Overton Park after dark.

-When our crime rate is something we strive to be tops in every year.

-The main attraction at the most expensive hotel are ducks

-You know a "cousin" of Justin Timberlake

-You know that MusicFest = Mudfest

-Prince Mongo & Jerry "The King" Lawler are on the Mayors ballot

-You went to the Mall of Murder, Ice Skated, and survived to tell about it!

-You have waited for 4 hours to get a drivers license or have your car inspected..

-You dont really care about the Grizzlies, but you love the TIGERS!

- Orange Mound to G'town you gotta represent.

-You know what real Barbecue is.

-Nonconnah means Autobahn

-You're scared of Germantown Cops

- Someone in your family has an Elvis story

-Your're proud of the number one violent crime rate Memphis holds. Because that means you survived living in Memphis.

-Our tap water is like your Evian.

-Our mayor does drugs, how hardcore is that?

-You drive like your gonna kill everyone else.

-You just call the Mississippi "The River."

- You didn't know that the Old Bridge and the New Bridge had names.

-You've had to switch the thermostat from heat to air in the same day

- You can say "Take Poplar" and get anywhere from anywhere.

-You know what is means to "Bleed blue and grey"

-You still call it Memphis State

-You know that if you live anywhere in the city limits you're only a street or two away from ghetto.

-Somebody says "201", the first thing that comes to mind aint got nothin to do with a clock. I bet you'd be hard pressed to find another city where everyone in the city knows the street address of the jail!

-You've had to explain to an out of towner while driving down I-40 that Bellevue is not an airport.

-You go to Raliegh and you know you'll hear gunshots, and simply say "Oh, someone got shot," like it's a common occurance.

-You speed everywhere, EXCEPT Bartlett and Germantown.

-You drive on the same road and it's name changes several times the further you go.

-You know there are at least seven Macon Roads, Kirby Roads, and Raliegh LaGranges.

-You know Corey B. Trotz's number by heart.

-Channel 3 is on YOUR side.

3 comments:

Julie McAfee said...

Love the Memphis stuff. I have never lived in Memphis but Mitch has and I think that it is hilarious, because they are all so true. I hate having to drive in Memphis and agree about Nonconnah being the Autobahn.

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Nathan's blog said...

briges have names? who is Corey B. Trotz? (I am not from Mephis but Hannah and malachi and mom are)
Nathan