8 Annoying Questions You Should Never Ask An Illinoisan

There are many stereotypes about people from Illinois, and it can cause out-of-staters to ask annoying questions. Though we’ve gotten used to hearing these eight phrases over the years, it still grates us a little each time they’re spoken.

Do us a favor and refrain from asking these questions to an Illinoisan. Keep scrolling for more details.

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While these questions draw out things about Illinoisans that aren’t always true, these are 11 stereotypes people from Illinois just need to accept as fact.

What other annoying questions do you get as an Illinoisan? Share your thoughts with us!