10 Hilarious Inside Jokes You’ll Only Appreciate If You Hail From Illinois

Being an Illinoisan means you are good at making fun of yourself and your state. Most residents choose to include laughter in each and every day, and that’s what this article is here to do. These 10 memes are inside jokes you’ll only get if you grew up in Illinois.

It’s healthy to have a little fun at your own expense sometimes. Test out that sense of humor and check out these inside jokes:

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If you’re scratching your head at these, maybe you need to spend more time in the state. For more things you’ll only understand if you grew up in the Land of Lincoln, check out 12 classic dishes everyone from Illinois loves.

What other inside jokes about Illinois do you enjoy sharing? Post your favorite memes in the comments below!