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Dumb Questions People Always Ask When You Tell Them You’re from Florida

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We have all experienced it. The conversation that is doomed from the moment you release the words “I am from Florida” from your lips. The questions that come pouring out are the same that you hear every time, whether you are in Georgia, Delaware, or even as far as Washington (the state). The questions vary from actual genuine interest in …

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7 Things We’re Used to That Tourists Just Don’t Understand

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There is no disputing the fact that living in Florida and visiting Florida are two completely different concepts. The Sunshine State attracts millions of tourists every year, most coming to see our theme parks and world famous beaches. Our state is well known for our ability to handle the crazy tourist season, but do tourists ever really know how to …

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Floridian Words and Phrases Explained

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Floridians are a unique breed with roots that often stretch from across the country and world. From the Floridian Natives, to the Northerners that permanently migrated to the Sunshine State, Florida is full of various cultures and heritage. Although Florida is home to a large spectrum of diversity, there are many Floridian words and phrases that only true Floridians will …

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13 Phrases That Have a Different Meaning in Florida


Here in Florida, we have a unique lingo that is unique to the type of person living in a state surrounded by water. Like any good place to live, there is a “language of the locals” that differentiates natives from the tourists. Here are just a few phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Sunshine State Normal Phrase …

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