11 Strange Habits Every Chicagoan Will Defend To The Death
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published February 05, 2018
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
Growing up in Chicago makes you see the world a bit differently from the rest of the nation, and it may make you susceptible to developing some strange habits. There’s no reason to be ashamed though; most Chicagoans will defend their weirdness to the death – though we hope it doesn’t have to come to that. Whether you’ve lived here all your life or are just starting to get acquainted with the best city ever, you’ll recognize these odd customs.