10 Foolproof Ways To Spot An Imposter In North Carolina

It seems as though thousands of people are moving to North Carolina each day – at least, it feels that way. When I lived in Charlotte, I came across the estimate that 100 people were moving to Charlotte per day. Pair that with 100 per month in Wilmington and the expanding Research Triangle Park and it means that there are plenty of newbies from all over coming to this state. Not to mention – tourists. While we welcome all with open arms, I’ve also realized sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between a fellow North Carolinian and an out-of-stater just blending in. While plenty of tourists will straight up tell you they’re here on vacation (and how much they love it) these other 10 signs are ones to look out for.

What are some ways you spot an imposter in North Carolina?

Speaking of spotting our fellow North Carolinian, here are 30 words and sayings only a true native will get.