WV Posted in West Virginia June 02, 2015 by Katherine 15 Undeniable Ways You Know You’re From West Virginia All states have things that they’re known for, and West Virginia is no different. Here are 15 ways that you’ll always know someone is from the Mountain State! 1. You say hello to strangers as you pass them on the streets Flickr user: Eric Sonstroem There's no harm in being nice, and that's how we do things back home. 2. You know what a holler is...you might even live in one. Flickr user Tony Alter 3. You know how to pronounce Hurricane Youngamerican And you giggle a little bit when you hear a newcomer pronounce it like you would a tropical storm. 4. The only redneck jokes you like are about Kentucky. Andreas Faessler Well, obviously. 5. You went to Marshall Facebook/ Marshall University You bleed green! 6. On one of your favorite days of the year, people gather to throw themselves off a bridge... Flickr user Gene And they live to tell about it! Bridge Day in Fayetteville is one of the most fun days of the year. 7. You went to WVU Facebook/WVU You're a proud Mountaineer who still cheers on the football team each fall. 8. You know West Virginia is its own state. Public domain Well duh. You know this, but it seems like every time you leave the state you have to explain it to someone. And if want more person asks you how far you live from Richmond, you'll probably scream. 9. You were a knight of a lady of the Golden Horseshoe Society. West Virginia Department of Education That's how good your West Virginia knowledge was in the eighth grade when you took that test. 10. You celebrate June 20 like its your own birthday Flickr user: Governor Earl Ray Tomblin Or you at least get a Tudor's Biscuit or wish your neighbors happy West Virginia Day. 11. You cheered for Landau You were so excited back in 2011 when a nice guy from Logan County, W.Va. won "America's Got Talent." But truth be told, with that voice, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. would have won your support, anyway. 12. You know how to say "Appalachia." Wikipedia It's "Ap-puh-lat-cha" and never "Ap-puh-lay-sha." 13. You have a favorite Tudor's Biscuit. Tudor's Biscuit's No, who are you kidding? You have two or three favorite Tudor's Biscuits. 14. You loved going to Camden Park when you were a kid. Flickr user OZinOH 15. You love Myrtle Beach. Roozbeh Rokni In fact you go there if you're going to any beach at all. Some times you run into other West Virginians while you're there. They don't call it West Virginia Beach for nothing. Those are some of the ways you can you’re from West Virginia. Did I leave out anything?