11 Things Longtime Illinoisans Wish They Could Tell Newcomers

For any Illinoisan, spotting an out-of-stater is as easy as the corn is high. When we hear or see alien residents doing something that grinds our gears, it makes us wish we could put out a memo for those who just don’t understand.

Here to answer your prayers is this list of eight things we Illinoisans wish we could tell newcomers before they embarrass themselves. Keep scrolling, rookie…

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What else do you wish you could tell newcomers to Illinois? Share your thoughts with us!