Website Navigation
Featured Pages
Pictures of the Present
Book & Film Mentions
Famous People
Getting Around
Looking For Info
Looking For People
Yearbook Searches
Pictures of the Past
Union Station
Famous Firsts
Commons Cemetery
80s Child
Fond Memories
Pronunciation Guide
Popular Phrases
Unique Words
Driving Rules
Fish out of Water
Boston Tourist Tips
Warehouse Fire
Union Station
What's Great?
Pollstar - Concerts
Yahoo Map of Worc.

How To Tell You Are From Massachusetts....

  1. The person driving in front of you is going 70 mph and you are cursing him for going too slow.
  2. The fact that Routes 128 and 95 are pretty much the same thing doesn't confuse you.
  3. When ordering a tonic, you mean a coke... not water with bubbles.
  4. You can navigate a rotary without a problem.
  5. You almost feel insulted when someone doesn't flip you off when you cut them off, or steal their parking space, etc.
  6. You know how to pronounce towns like Worcester, Haverhill and Cotuit
  7. You have driven to New Hampshire on a Sunday in order to get beer
  8. You know that there are two Bulger brothers (both are crooks.. but, you know there are two)
  9. You have been to Fenway Park
  10. You knew that there was no chance in Hell that the Patriots would move to Hartford (Ha! Ha!)
  11. You laugh at all of the other states in New England
  12. You know of at least 1 diner or food vendor to get something to eat after last call
  13. You can actually find your way around Boston
  14. You have spent at least 1 weekend at UMass
  15. The curse of the Bambino is taught in public schools
  16. You refer to the New York Yankees as the Devil's Bitches or something worse
  17. Colleges are used as landmarks for directions (i.e., Go past MIT until you hit Harvard. Take a right and go past Lesley. Keep going until you get to Tufts. (actual directions).
  18. Doug Flutie is the greatest athlete ever
  19. Evacuation Day is a recognized holiday
  20. You know at least 1 guy either named Sean, Pat, White, Red, O.B. or Seamus
  21. You think the rest of the country owes you for having things like Thanksgiving and independence.
  22. As a kid you laughed at the kids down south who never got to have 'snow days'
  23. You feel that the rest of the world needs to drive more like you
  24. The Beanpot is a hockey tournament not a serving container
  25. You take great pride in Cheers
  26. You can recognize a Revere girl simply by looking at her hair
  27. You know exactly where you were when Buckner missed the ball
  28. You know that there is a bigger difference between Roxbury and West Roxbury than just a direction
  29. Somebody calls you a Masshole and you take it as a compliment.
  30. And, the final and most prominent way to know that you are from Massachusetts... You do not recognize the letter "R" as a part of speech

This is not an official page of the city of Worcester. The views contained within this site is not from any official or funded by the city in anyway.

Other Features

Copyright 1998-2012 By Charles R. Grosvenor Jr.