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12 Legitimate Signs That You Grew Up In Maine

Mainers can tell a fellow Mainer everywhere in the world. And, it’s not just because we’re the ones driving a car with a Maine plate years after being in a different city. Old habits die hard! Finding someone who grew up in The Pine Tree State is as simple as looking for these signs!

Another sign that someone grew up in Maine is the use of very specific words and phrases, like these!

Michelle has lived in many places, but counts Maine as one of the best. In addition to the smell of ocean water in the air on rainy days in Portland, she loves puppies, photography, funny people, the Maine Red Claws, traveling, fresh tomatoes, Cambodia and filling out forms. For questions, comments and inquiries please email: