8 Things That Always Happen When An Illinoisan Says Goodbye

A standard Illinois goodbye isn’t as simple as you might think. While you may assume we just say “toodles,” and get on with it, once you see this list of the stages of salutations, you’ll agree that departures in this state are more complicated than a slice of pie. Scroll on for more details.

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