You Know You're From Maryland When...
You know more than 10 people who own boats and they all park them at the same marina in Annapolis
You can pronounce and spell "Pocomoke," "Mattaponi," "Accokeek," and "Havre de Grace"
You prononce "Bowie" BOO-ie not BOW-ie or BAUW-ie
1 hour is an easy commute to work
You have more than three recipies for crabcakes
French fries just don't taste right without Old Bay
There are more than two crab places in your town
Even your high school cafeteria made good crabcakes
You got your first lacrosse stick before you were six years old
You call all turtles "terrapins"
You refer to your state as "Merlind"
Your mother shops at Hecht's
You still call Six Flags America "Adventure World", or even "Wild World"
You still remember the Wild World commercial (Wild World's the cure for the summertime blues!)
You can tell the difference between the smells of septic and marsh.
You not only know how to eat hard crabs but you also know how to catch them, cook them and tell the males from the females.
You don't think that Assawoman Bay is a strange name for a body of water.
You know perfectly well why Rehoboth is called "Little San Francisco"
M R Ducks makes perfect sense.
So does C M Wangs.
You think Salisbury is a big city.
You think of dumplings as wet slippery squares of boiled dough.
You and your boss take off of work when the fish are running or the ducks are flying in.
You've eaten muskrat at a church dinner but think it's better the way you fix it.
You think of "Dairy Queen" as a pageant title and not a place to get an ice cream.
"Formal wear" is a ball cap, a flannel shirt and Timberlands.
You still root for the Orioles even when they suck
You'll never understand why tourists come to DC.
When in Florida, you can only laugh when you see signs saying "Real Maryland Blue Crab Cakes!"
You color with "Crowns", take a "Share" with "Wooter" and think the president lives in "Warshenton."
You know the difference between Glen Burnie ghetto and Catonsville ghetto.
Your whole family lives within a 200 mile radius of your town.
Dale Earnhardt's accident was a close personal loss to your father
At least one man in your family is a waterman
You plan for "The Festival" a year in advance.
During the summer, you spend more time in Ocean City than at home.
Margret Heater, Hedspace, Jepetto, Outside Joke and Mary Prankster are people you think are "Famous"
Your radio dial is stuck on 99.1
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Maryland.
If my radio dial was stuck on 99.1, I would have killed myself by now.