7 Tell-Tale Signs You Know You're from Pennsylvania ...


When I decided to attend a college in Vermont, I was unaware that the signs you’re from Pennsylvania would creep their way into conversations. To me, certain phrases and ways of doing things are completely normal so no wonder I couldn’t pin-point the signs you’re from Pennsylvania. After talking with my friends in New England however, I became well aware of the differences and wanted to share.

1. PA

The biggest sign you’re from Pennsylvania is by saying you’re from PA. Think about it. You don’t hear other people casually say, “Yeah, I’m from TX” or “That’s right, I’m from RI.” Pennsylvanians are the only people who use their abbreviation. And we can’t claim it’s because of length because California and South Carolina have the same number of syllables.

“down the Shore”
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