11 Ways You Can Always Spot Someone From Oregon… No Matter Where They Are
The first meeting. That time when you make awkward small talk. Where did you go to school? How about that weather? Somewhere after the icebreakers though is when you really get to know someone. It’s the little things a person says or does that makes you think, hmmm, where is this person from? Well, there are a few surefire ways to tell whether an Oregonian is in your midst, and we’ve listed them here.
11) They can’t fight to urge to correct the way you say Oregon.
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So, have you ever been pegged as an Oregonian? I know I have. Please, share those moments you were discovered when traveling out of state in the comments below.
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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