Ohio Facts and Trivia

You know you’re from Ohio if…

  1. You don’t think of Florida first when someone mentions Miami. 
  2. You snicker when someone’s from Tiffin, because you think of the State
  3. You think Pro football teams are supposed to wear orange! 
  4. You’ve heard of 3.2% beer. 
  5. Schools close for the state basketball tournament. Deer season, too. 
  6. You’re proud of your state fair, but would rather go to Cedar Point. 
  7. You know all the 4 seasons: Winter, Still Winter, Almost Winter, and Construction. 
  8. You live less than 30 miles from some college or university. 
  9. You know what a buckeye really is, and have a recipe for candy ones. 
  10. “Toward the lake” means “north” and “toward the river” means “south.” 
  11. You’ve heard of the Great Nickel Beer Night Riot. 
  12. You know if other Ohioians are from southern or northern Ohio as soon as
    they open their mouths.
  13. You root for a college team though you’ve never taken a class there. 
  14. You can spell words like Cuyahoga, Olentangy, Bellefontaine, and
    Tuscarawas *(Wapakoneta?) and you know which letter is doubled in
  15. You always visit more than two amusement parks in one summer. 
  16. You know that Serpent Mounds were not made by snakes. 
  17. You know what game they’re playing when the Mud Hens take on the
  18. “Vacation” means spending a day at Cedar Point or King’s Island. 
  19. You measure distance in minutes. 
  20. .Down south to you means Kentucky. 
  21. Your school classes were canceled because of cold. 
  22. Your school classes were canceled because of heat. 
  23. You’ve ridden the school bus for an hour each way. 
  24. You’ve ever had to switch from “heat” to “A/C” in the same day. 
  25. You know what’s knee-high by the Fourth of July. 
  26. You end your sentences with an unnecessary preposition. Example:
    “Where’s my coat at?”
  27. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both
  28. You think of the major four food groups as beef, pork, beer, and Jell-O
    salad with marshmallows.
  29. You carry jumper cables in your car. 
  30. You know what pop is. 
  31. You design your kid’s Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit. 
  32. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with


  33. You think sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightie. 
  34. The local paper covers national and international headlines on one page
    but requires 6 pages for sports.


  35. You think that deer season is a national holiday. 
  36. You know which leaves make good toilet paper. 
  37. You thought that the Michael Stanley Band was the most popular band in
    the country.


  38. You actually understand these jokes then forward ’em to all your OH friends!!