Thursday, July 13, 2006

You might be a Florida Girl if...

  • "Down South" means Key West
  • "Panhandling" means going to Pensacola.
  • You think no-one over 70 should be allowed to drive.
  • FLIP-FLOPS ARE EVERYDAY WEAR!!!Shoes are for business meetings and church.
  • No, wait, flip flops are good for church too, unless it's Easter orChristmas.
  • Sweet tea can be served at any meal.
  • An alligator once walked through your neighborhood.
  • You smirk when a game show's "Grand Prize" is a trip or cruise to Florida.
  • You have a drawer full of bathing suits, and one sweatshirt.
  • You get annoyed at the tourists who feed seagulls.
  • All the local festivals are named after a fruit.
  • A mountain is any hill 100 feet above sea level.
  • You know the four seasons really are: almost summer, summer,not summer but really hot, and Christmas.
  • It's not soda, cola, or pop...it's coke, regardless of brand or flavor, "What kinda coke you want?"
  • Anything under 95 is just warm.
  • You've hosted a hurricane party.
  • You go to a theme park for an afternoon, and know when to get on the best rides.
  • You understand the futility of exterminating cockroaches.
  • You can pronounce Okeechobee, Kissimmee and Withlacoochee.
  • You understand why it's better to have a friend with a boat, than have a boat yourself.
  • You were 8 before you realized they made houses without pools.
  • You were 12 when you first met someone who couldn't swim.
  • You get angry when people say "Florida isn't really part of the SOUTH"
  • You've worn shorts and used the A/C on Christmas. **
  • You recognize Miami-Dade as " Northern Cuba"

**...or gone waterskiing on Christmas day