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OK  . . .OK . . .it's a SLOW bird day here in CHI-Town  . . .



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Sebastian T. Patti
(Lincoln Park)
Chicago, ILLINOIS 60614-3354
PHONE: 312/603-4416 (o) 773/248-0570 (h)
FAX: 312/603-2041 (o) 773/248-0264 (h)


>You're from Missouri if.....
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>1. You've never met any celebrities.
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>2. Everyone you know has been on a "Float Trip".
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>3. "Vacation" means driving to Silver Dollar City, Worlds of Fun or  Six
>Flags.
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>4. You've seen all the biggest bands ten years AFTER they were  popular.
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>5. You measure distance in minutes rather than miles. For example, "Well,
>Webb City's only 20 minutes away."
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>6. Down south to you means Arkansas.
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>7. The phrase "I'm going to the Lake this weekend" only means one thing.
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>8. You know several people who have hit a deer.
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>9. You think Missouri is spelled with an "ah" at the end.
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>10. Your school classes were canceled because of cold.
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>11. You know what "Party Cove" is.
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>12. Your school classes were canceled because of heat.
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>13. You instinctively ask someone you've just met, "What High School did 
>you
>go to?"
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>14. You've had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
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>15. You think ethanol makes your truck "run a lot better."
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>16. You know what's knee-high by the Fourth of July.
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>17. You see people wear bib overalls at funerals.
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>18. You see a car running in the parking lot at the store with no one in 
>it,
>no matter what time of the year.
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>19. You know in your heart that Mizzou can beat Nebraska or Oklahoma (or
>both) in football.
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>20. You end your sentences with an unnecessary preposition.  Example:
>"Where's my coat at?"
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>21. All the festivals across the state are named after a fruit, vegetable,
>or grain.
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>22. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both
>unlocked.
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>23. You think of the major four food groups as beef, pork, beer, and Jell-O
>salad with marshmallows.
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>24. You carry jumper cables in your car and know that everyone else should.
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>25. You went to skating parties as a kid.
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>26. You only own three spices: salt, pepper, and ketchup.
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>27. You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
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>28. You think sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightie.
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>29. The local paper covers national and international headlines on one 
>page,
>but requires six pages for sports.
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>30. You think I-44 is spelled and pronounced "farty-far."  (St. Louis 
>only.)
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>31. You'll pay for your kids to go to college unless they want to go to KU.
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>32. You think that "deer season" is a National Holiday.
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>33. You know that Concordia is halfway between Kansas City and  Columbia,
>and Columbia is halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, and the 
>Warrenton
>Outlet Mall is halfway between Columbia and St. Louis.
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>34. You can't think of anything better than sitting on the porch in the
>middle of the summer during a thunderstorm.
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>35. You know which kind of leaves make good toilet paper.
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>36. You've said, "It's not the heat, it's the humidity."
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>37. You know all four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer, Still Summer  and
>Football.
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>38. You know if another Missourian is from the Boot-heel, Ozarks, Eastern,
>Middle or Western Missouri soon as they open their mouth.
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>39. You know that Harry S. Truman, Walt Disney and Mark Twain are all from
>Missouri.  You've even been to some of their boyhood homes!
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>40. You failed World Geography in school because you thought Cuba,
>Versailles, California, Nevada, Houston, Cabool, Louisiana,  Springfield,
>and Mexico were cities in Missouri. (And they are!)
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>41. You think a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor.
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>42. You know what "HOME OF THE THROWED ROLL" means.
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>43. You actually get this and forward it to all your Missouri  friends.
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