WV Posted in West Virginia August 24, 2015 by Katherine 13 Things Only Those From West Virginia Know To Be True If you’re from West Virginia, you should totally understand these things: 1. Sometimes West Virginians will stick their middle finger and thumb up when you ask them where in West Virginia they live. Darwinek We don't mean any offense, we're just making a map of the state. 2. Autumn is the most beautiful time of the year. Forestwander Who could argue with that? 3. This is a buggy. Stilfehler Not a cart. 4. Hot dogs are best with chili, mustard and coleslaw. Steven Depolo Yum! 5. Kanawha is pronounced “Kuh-nah.” David Benbennick Don't ask why. It just is. 6. The town in Putnam County is not pronounced like the storm. Tim Kiser It's Hurr-uh-cuhn. 7. Everyone knows John Denver's "Country Roads" but no one sings it with as much conviction as a West Virginian. RCA Records Even if we think maybe John was actually talking about Western Virginia... 8. June 20 is a day to be celebrated like your birthday. Flag of West Virginia Or maybe like the birthday of a close friend. That's West Virginia Day! 9. The summer heat isn't bad but the humidity will nearly kill you. Pixabay Seriously though. 10. It’s Appa-Latch-uh, not Appa-Lay-shuh. Valerius Tygart Get it right. 11. Deer are more of a hazard on the road than other drivers are. Coolstock They seem to come out of nowhere. 12. This is soda. Or pop. Or soda pop. Marlith It really just depends on where you're from in the state. A lot of northerners call it soda. I grew up calling it pop in the Charleston area. 13. West Virginia is equally wild and wonderful. Daniel Kersey/Facebook And we love it. Do you agree that these are some things that those in West Virginia know to be true? What else would you add to this list? Let me know in the comments.