We Nebraskans all have diverse beliefs and personalities, but we also share a whole lot of things in common. These things make us the Cornhuskers that we are, and most of us wouldn’t change them for anything. They also help us tell a true Nebraskan apart from an imposter. If anyone you know does these weird things, it just might mean they’re not really from around here.
12. They don’t know any of the lyrics to “There Is No Place Like Nebraska.”
We natives grew up hearing this song everywhere. If you come across someone who doesn’t know it, well, you’re probably looking at an imposter.
We Nebraskans are, of course, endlessly welcoming to newcomers, and this list is just for fun (but we’ll keep trying to spot Nebraska imposters anyway). How can you tell when someone is just pretending to be from Nebraska? Tell us about it in the comments!
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As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.