Every Ohioan is different, it’s true. We don’t all agree on how we feel about Skyline Chili and a handful of us don’t bleed scarlet and gray—but that doesn’t mean we don’t respect the unspoken rules that coming with being an Ohioan. Consequently, there are a few easy ways to tell if someone isn’t a true Ohioan and possibly posing as one to blend in for the sake of acceptance.
Here are 11 foolproof ways to tell if someone is an “Ohio imposter”:
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While we welcome visitors with open arms here in the Buckeye State, it’s pretty fun and amusing to spot the imposters trying to fit in. How else can you tell if someone is an “Ohio imposter”? Share your thoughts with us!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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