16 Things People ALWAYS Ask When They Know You’re From Massachusetts

When you live in Massachusetts, there are certain questions that you just always seem to get from out-of-staters. They usually mean well, but sometimes you can lose your breath explaining away common stereotypes (no, we’re not all mean New Englanders) and regional quirks (you take your coffee “regular,” right?). Check out these common queries that you’re likely to get once you advertise that you’re from the Bay State.

These questions may be silly, but they do make us laugh. For a few more chuckles that only Massachusetts natives will understand, check out these jokes about people from the Bay State that are actually funny.