11 Undying Habits That Prove You Can Never Take Illinois Out Of The Illinoisan

When you grow up in a state rife with tradition, there are some habits you just can’t shake. It happens to everyone – people from New Jersey can’t stop getting tans and Californians are addicted to avocado. If you’re a true Illinoisan, you’ll know all about these 11 habits.

It’s hard to deny your heritage. Keep scrolling to uncover habits of Illinoisans you may not even realize exist.

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What other habits do you find hard to shake? Share your thoughts with us!