You just might be a "YANKEE" if

  1. You think barbecue is a verb meaning "to cook outside."
  2. You think Heinz Ketchup is really SPICY!
  3. You don't have any problems pronouncing "Worcestershire sauce" correctly.
  4. For breakfast, you would prefer potatoes au gratin to grits.
  5. You don't know what a moon pie is.
  6. You've never had grain alcohol.
  7. You've never, ever, eaten okra.
  8. You eat fried chicken with a knife and fork.
  9. You've never seen a live chicken, and the only cows you've seen are on road trips
  10. You have no idea what a polecat is.
  11. You don't see anything wrong with putting a sweater on a poodle.
  12. You don't have bangs.
  13. You would rather vacation at Martha's Vineyard than Six Flags.
  14. More than two generations of your family have been kicked out of the same prep school in Connecticut.
  15. You would rather have your son become a lawyer than grow up to get his own TV fishing show.
  16. Instead of referring to two or more people as "y'all,"you call them "you guys," even if both of them are women.
  17. You don't think Ted Kennedy has an accent.
  18. You have never planned your summer vacation around a gun-n-knife show.
  19. You think that more money should go to important scientific research at your university, than to pay the salary of the head football coach.
  20. You don't have at least one can of WD-40 somewhere around the house.
  21. The last time you smiled was when you prevented someone from getting on an on-ramp on the highway.
  22. You don't have any hats in your closet that advertise feed stores.
  23. The farthest south you've ever been is the perfume counter at Neiman Marcus.
  24. You call binoculars opera glasses.
  25. You can't spit out the car window without pulling over to the side of the road and stopping.
  26. You would never wear pink or an applique sweatshirt.
  27. You don't know what applique is.
  28. You don't know anyone with at least two first names (i.e., Joe Bob, Mary Ellen, Billy Ray, Mary Jo, Bubba Dean, Billy Bob, Mary Alice, etc.)
  29. You do know what "et al" means.
  30. You don't have doilies, and you certainly don't know how to make one.
  31. You've never been to a craft show.
  32. You get freaked out when people on the subway talk to you.
  33. You can do your laundry without quarters.
  34. None of your fur coats are homemade.
  35. You don't save bacon grease.
  36. You would not go to anything called a "flea market".
  37. Dear is something you call your spouse not tie across your truck hood.
  38. You don't have a gun rack in your 73 Pinto.
  39. You finished high school.
  40. You never took your in-laws-to-be to a truck pull.
  41. You think W.W.F. is fake.
  42. LOTTO isn't a way of life