13 Things New Mexicans Do That Seem Insane To Everyone Else

We often adopt the habits of those around us. That’s true within our families, but also on a statewide level. These common behaviors are part of our collective identity as New Mexicans, so don’t expect us to change anytime soon. That being said, these 13 things may raise a few eyebrows with outsiders:

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One person’s normal is another person’s weird. What items would you add to this list?

Since we’ve examined our quirks, let’s look at the things New Mexicans will never do.