12 Unwritten Rules Every Illinoisan Lives By ‘Til Death

We Illinoisans don’t live our lives the same way as the rest of the country, and there are some unwritten rules for passing as a local here. You’ll look like an idiot if you go against any of these 12 guidelines, so read up and pay attention.

These Illinois faux-pas are based off decades of experience and have been handed down to each new generation. Keep scrolling to make sure you’re following these rules.

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What other unwritten rules do you live by ’til death? Share your thoughts with us!