10 Telltale Signs You’re Not A True Illinoisan

There’s just something about out-of-staters that makes them stick out like sore thumbs. Maybe it’s a smell, or maybe it’s one of these 10 tell-tale signs. We can always tell whether or not someone is a true Illinoisan. Keep scrolling to see how.

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At the same time, there are many ways to spot someone who actually is from Illinois. Check out nine things Illinoisans do that seem insane to everyone else.

What other signs are a dead giveaway that someone is not a true Illinoisan? Share your thoughts with us!