The CORN Crib
You Know You're From Nebraska if ...
* ...you don't have to be told what Aksarben is or that it's Nebraska
*...you take pride in knowing that on Saturdays, Memorial stadium is the third largest city in the state.
*...you lie to other Nebraskan's about being from Omaha.
*...Kitty Clover potato chips and Robert's Milk were the best part of the meal.
*...you know how to pronounce Beatrice, Norfolk and Kearney.
*...Back East means Chicago.
*...you know what U.P. stands for.
*...when people talk about a fly-over state, you think they're talking
about the pheasant season.
*...you think pheasants are the most beautiful bird in the world.
*...you're proud that you have the only unicameral legislature in the
You wonder what really goes on in those bicameral legislatures, anyway.
*...you know that the statue on the dome of the state capital is actually sowing seed - not bowling.
*...you're proud that Nebraska isn't one of those square states like
Wyoming or Colorado.
*...you can drive through towns like Wahoo with a straight face.
*...you don't associate trees with national forests.
*...you know what a Runza is.
*...you miss the hog reports on the radio, even though you never owned
*...you don't have to be told what "knee high by the Fourth of July"
*...you can't figure out why Johnny Carson left in the first place.
*...you think Highway 6 is more scenic that I-80, which you think is the best thing to come out of Iowa.
*...you can drive from Grand Island to North Platte without falling
*...you know that Grand Island has nothing to do with
water-except the Platte River, which doesn't really count.
*...you have signed a petition demanding sainthood for Tom Osborne.
*...you are still surprised when radio stations don't include polka on
the top 40.
*...you can still see the ruts of the Oregon Trail in your backyard and keep promising the wife that you'll get them fixed.
*...you don't understand why other states even bother to try raising
*...you believe that the worst steak in Nebraska is still better than any other steak, anywhere.
*...you believe that vegetarians should be banned in Nebraska.
*...you think the feedlot smells like money.
*...you really believe there is no place like Nebraska, and you are