12 Things People From Southern California Always Have To Explain To Out Of Towners

Why is it that out-of-towners always have so many odd misconceptions about people from SoCal? If you’re a local, you’ve most likely had a few of these things come up in conversation. Here are 12 of the most frequent things we have to explain. Take a look and see which ones sound familiar to you.

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Do any of these things sound familiar? If you’ve lived here long enough, there’s no question you’ve encountered at least one or two. For a little more SoCal fun, here are 10 ways you can always spot a tourist in Southern California.