You Know You're From Washington When... I'm going to share with you today some common Washington state phrases and practices where you know you're from Washington. I hope you get to chuckle out of these!

ok Are you ready? Here we go!

 

  • You know all the important seasons almost winter, winter, still raining, which is spring, road construction summer, deer and elk season fall.
  • You know thedifference between showers followed by rain and rain followed by showers.
  • You buy new sunglasses every year because you cannot find the old ones after such a long time.
  • You see a person carrying an umbrella and you know they must be a tourist because we don't do that here!
  • You know more than 10 ways to order coffee.
  • You're always prepared and carrying a sweatshirt no matter what time of year it is,
  • You get a terrible sunburn on the first 65 degree day because you're wearing shorts on a tank top and haven't been exposed to the Sun in days.
  • You can't make it two blocks without seeing the Starbucks.
  • You can tell the difference between Starbucks, Seattle's Best Coffee and Tullys coffee.
  • You can endure a hundred days of rain and wind but an inch of snow means no school.
  • You notice that you have no accent whatsoever.
  • You can identify ten different apples by taste and smell only You can smell the rain coming...
  • Events happen rain or shine, nothing gets cancelled because it rains, it's kind of a normal here. You do the Puyallup every year.
  • You know that cow chip is a delicious cookie.
  • You feel guilty for throwing something away that can be recycled we are big recyclers here.
  • You or someone you know works at Boeing or Microsoft.
  • You keep snow chains in your car but never use them.
  • The site of Mount Rainier is still inspiring.
  • If you have not seen this you need to come to Washington and see it.
  • Your lawn is mostly moss and you don't really care you let it turn brown in the summer.
  • GO Hawks is a common phrase in your vocabulary!
  • You never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho. 
  • You wouldn't dream of putting an air-conditioner in your house -ah we never need it here.
  • You know how to pronounce Sequim Puyallup Snoqualmie and Issaquah and you know how to correctly say a Renton.
  • You often switch from heat to air-conditioning in your car in the same day.
  • You design your kids Halloween costume to fit under a raincoat, this is so true we always had to wear a coat on Halloween.
  • You know howto pronounce Geoduck and you know that it doesn't quack or have feathers.
  • You get upset when the store doesn't carry your favorite brand of bottled water.
  • You go to work in the dark and come home in the dark even though you only have an eight-hour workday. This is the not so fun part of Washington .
  • You think summer starts in July and winter in September
  • You know someone that lives in camouflage and is trying to grow out a nice lumberjack beard.
  • You rarely wash a car because it's just going to get muddy again tomorrow.
  • You've seen or know someone who has seen Bigfoot.
  • You remember where you were on May 18th 1980
  • You look forward to sea fair and all its related activities.
  • You know the difference between Chinook, coho, and sockeye salmon.
  • You switch to your sandals at about 60 degrees but keep your socks on.
  • You know what a frango is They are delicious by the way!
  • You know at least 10 different recipes that call for blackberries
  • You know what a Dick's Deluxe is 

And last but not least...

  •  you realize anyone can be a weather man,just predict partly cloudy with a chance of rain.

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