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Top Twenty Signs You're from New York



1. You say "the city" and expect everyone to know that this means Manhattan.

2. You secretly envy cabbies for their driving skill.

3. You have never been to the Statue of Liberty or the Empire StateBuilding.

4. You can get into a four-hour argument about how to get from ColumbusCircle to Battery Park at 3:30 on the Friday before a long weekend, butcan't find Wisconsin on a map.

5. Prostitutes and homeless people have become invisible.

6. The subway makes sense to you.

7. You know that the subway should never be called anything prissy, like the Metro.

8. You believe that being able to swear at people in their own languagemakes you multilingual.

9. You think $7.00 to cross a bridge is a fair price.

10. You've considered stabbing someone just for saying "The Big Apple".

11. Your door has more than three locks.

12. You go to a hockey game for the fighting. In the stands. Toparticipate.

13. Your favorite movie has DeNiro in it.

14. The most frequently used part of your car is the horn.

15. You consider eye contact an act of overt aggression.

16. You call an 8' x 10' plot of patchy grass a yard.

17. You complain about having to mow it.

18. You are a skee-ball juggernaut.

19. You consider Westchester "Upstate".

20. You cried the day Ed Koch took over for Wapner.