9 Ways You Can Always Spot Someone From Chicago No Matter Where They Are

Some Chicagoans stick out like a sore thumb. You know the type. Boisterous and unabashed, we hold some traits that make it easy to spot someone from the city just about anywhere. Don’t try to fight it. It’s in your blood. These characteristics and habits of people from Chicago are poignant, but charming. Check them out:

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Another way you know you’ve found a Chicagoan? You’ll probably hear them say some of these 12 phrases that will make you think the city has its own language.

How else do you spot someone from Chicago? Share your experiences with us!