Midwesterners have a reputation as being very friendly and that definitely holds true in Missouri. You’re likely to get a wave if you drive past us on a neighborhood street and we will absolutely hold the door for you. Overall, we are pretty easygoing but there are a few things that really get under our skin. If you are looking to upset someone from Missouri try some of these…
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These things will annoy us…but mostly because we love our home state. We’ve heard the Missouri/Misery jokes but honestly, they just aren’t true. Come visit the Show Me State and find out just how awesome it really is.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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