Saturday, February 21, 2009


The Mister and I, being from two different and distinct cultures, love to poke fun (lovingly!) at one another. We howled over these two lists.

Enjoy a little weekend laugh at our expense!

You Know You're a Chamorro If:

*You actually understand the chant, 'Duk-duuk-duuk-duuk-duk...'
*Your remedy far a bee sting is to.. "Pee" on it!"
*You borrow a person's pots & pans for a party & return it 3 months later....
*You take off you're gold jewelry when lightening starts to flash
*You go to Happy Hour and get into a fight...
*You fly to Saipan to find out what it's like to be a "Tourist"....
*Your only form of exercise is to run from your air-conditioned car to your air-conditioned office or home...
*You wake up during a rosary when you hear Ma'ase, Ma'ase,Ma'ase...
*You refuse an offering 3 times before accepting---example: "Here, take some food home.."(No, thanks).."Come on, don't be ashamed"..(No really).."You want me to wrap it for you?"..(No, I'm serious)... "Stop being silly"...(Okay then)...
You never take the last piece of food on the serving tray..
*You give up drinking and smoking for Lent, then you start back up..
*Your grocery shopping is done at the Base Commissary and you...don't even have Base Privilege
* You're partner smiles at someone of the opposite sex and you automatically accuse them of fooling around...
*You profess your love for someone to the rest of the world by calling up the radio station and dedicate a song...(ahem, Mister!!!)
*You call the kids in at 6pm because the night air is bad for them...
*You're saying goodbye to someone because you're leaving their party and you're still there 15-minutes later...
*The "Golden Egg" you use for the Easter Egg Hunt is the container from your pair of pantyhose..
*You eat the Colonel's spicy chicken with finadene....
The majority of you're "Bahaki" wear is from free t-shirt giveaways..
*You get confused filling out an application when it asks for your marital status because you're ina common-law relationship..
*You wish the medicines nowadays tasted as good as the St. Joseph aspirin you took as a kid...
*You don't go to sleep with your hair wet because you might get "lockjaw"...
*You don't register to vote because your'e scared to be called for Jury Duty...
*You use SPAM as a main course...
*You wear a T-Shirt to go swimming at the beach..
*You're at the beach and when it starts to rain you all get out of the water....
*You can fit your family of 5 into the front of your Pickup truck...
*You use your whole Pay-Check for a small B-B-Que..
*Your mom has an outside kitchen...
*You ask for the fat on the Roast Pig...
*You ask for catsup instead of ketchup...
*And know if you're a chamorro if... You ask for Ketchup and get Soy Sauce !!!!

You Know You're From Wisconsin When:

*The town you grew up in had a bar called Ma's Place.
*You know how to polka, but never tried it sober.
*You know what knee-high by the Fourth of July means.
*You know it's traditional for the bride and groom to go bar hopping between the ceremony and the reception.
*You know that there is no "r" in Wausau.
*You were delighted to get a miniature snow shovel for your 3rd birthday.
*You can recognize someone from Illinois by their driving.
*You buy Christmas presents at Fleet Farm.
*You are a connoisseur of cheese curds and find anyone unfamiliar with them to be frighteningly foreign.
*You get irritated at sports announcers that pronounce it "Wes-con-sin."
*You own at least one cheese head.
*You spent more on beer than you did on food at your wedding.
*You know that Kaukauna is NOT an Hawaiian Island.
*You hear someone use the word "oof-dah" and you don't immediately break into uncontrollable laughter.
*You or someone you know was a "Dairy Princess" at a county fair or a Miss Action in Jackson.
*You know that "combine" is a noun.
*You know what a FIB is.
*You know that pasties are not articles of clothing.
*You let your older siblings talk you into putting your tongue on a steel post in the middle of winter.
*You think Lutheran and Catholic are THE major religions.
*You know that creek rhymes with pick.
*Your class took a field trip to a second grade, Borden's in third and the cheese factory in fourth.
*Football schedules are checked before wedding dates are set.
*You can visit Luxemburg, Holland, Belgium, Denmark, Berlin, and Poland all in one afternoon.
*You have driven your car on a lake.
*You can make sense out of the word "upnort" and "batree."
*The Packers will always be better than the Vikings, no matter what the standings are.
*You know that De Pere is not a wooden structure extending into "Da Lake."
*You can leave your ice cream in the car while you go into Fleet Farm, and it won't melt.
*You always believed that vacation meant "going up North."
*At every wedding you have been to, you've had to dance the hokey poky & the chicken dance.
*You know what a bubbler is.
*Your definition of a small town is one that only has one bar.
*Your local gas station sells live bait.
*At least twice a year, the kitchen doubles as a meat processing plant.
*You laugh aloud every time you see a news report about a blizzard shutting down the entire east coast.
*Your mom asks, "Were you born in a barn?" and you know exactly what she means.
*Your s*xy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightgown.
*You are a member of the Polar Bear Club and proud of it.
*You think that the start of deer season is a national holiday.
*You learned to drive a tractor before the training wheels were off your bike.
*Pop is not only what you call your dad, but is the ONLY name for soda.


Anonymous said...

It just so happens that my mom does have an outside kitchen....

And its true that Sarah laughs about blizzards shutting down the east coast.

:) Mr.

Jenn said...

Too funny! and I agree...pop is THE only name for soda.

bbbunch said...

sad but true...sad but true!!!

Sawatzky Kids said...

Love it!!!!!.....
So funny! Literally laughing out loud at my computer! heehehehehehehe
Shelly and crew