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You Know You're From Nebraska if ...

* ...you don't have to be told what Aksarben is or that it's Nebraska spelled backward.

*...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 country.
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 any.

*...you don't have to be told what "knee high by the Fourth of July" refers to.

*...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 asleep.

*...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 beef.

*...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 right.