Well, according to John Chromy I might actually be a Minnesotan by 21 points! Who would've thought! I guess those years in MN
were not in vain then =)
YOU MIGHT BE A MINNESOTAN IF. . .
by John Chromy
-you like to come in out of the sun when the temperature gets above 72.
-you may not have actually eaten it, but you have heard of Lutefisk.
-you like the Winter Olympics better than the Summer Olympics.
-you have no "spring" sports season.
-you have ever worn shorts and a parka at the same time.
-you have ever had an entire telephone conversation with someone who dialed a wrong number.
-you know how to say Wayzata, Mahtomedi, and Shakopee.
-your daily meals are breakfast, dinner, and supper.
-you consider Lime Jell-O a highly versatile food: a breakfast dish when it is filled with fruit, a salad when it has shredded carrots and a dab of mayonnaise, and a dessert when topped with dreamwhip.
-you never had to rewind any part of "Fargo" because you missed some of the dialogue.
-the first time you entered the Metrodome you looked up and said, "sure could stack a lot of hay bales in here!"
-the temperature in March is above freezing for three days in a row, and you think it's summer.
-you laugh out loud every time you see a news report about a blizzard shutting down the entire east coast.
-you think that "UFF DA" is a standard English phrase.
-your favorite sport when it's cold outside is played where it's cold inside.
-you can recite, from memory, more than a half-dozen "Ole and Lena" jokes.
-you know people named Ole and Lena.
-you think of SPAM as a quality, all-purpose meat product whether served with eggs for breakfast, in a sandwich at noontime, or in a hot-dish for supper.
-everytime you see moonlight on a lake you think of a dancing bear, and sing, gently, "From the land of sky-blue waters . . . Hamm's, the beer refreshing. Hamm's, the beer refreshing."
-you remember the thrill of going to the top of the Foshay Tower.
-you don't understand why everyone thinks Garrison Keillor is so funny.