11 Strange Habits Every Chicagoan Will Defend To The Death

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.

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Of course, there are many things that don’t line up with the Chicago lifestyle. Check out these nine things a person from Chicago would never do.

What other strange habits are you not ashamed of? Share your thoughts with us below!