23 Things That Only Make Sense If You Grew Up In Chicago

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It's pop, not soda. Get it right.

1.You either love or hate Lollapalooza.

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2.Putting ketchup on a hot dog is a sin.

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3.You remember watching "The Bozo Show".

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And probably knew someone who competed on the show.

4.It's seriously annoying when people compare Chicago to New York.

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5.You really don’t call it “Chi-Town.”

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But it's ok when other people do.

6.You love Portillo's.

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But know that Johnnie's Beef reigns supreme

7.The holiday windows at Marshall Field's were a holiday go-to.

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(NOT Macy's).

8.Jumper cables are your lifesaver.

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9.Using furniture to cover your parking spot is totally acceptable.

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Dibs is taken very seriously.

10.Kiddieland was your favorite place.

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11.This will forever be the Sears Tower.

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12.You know this weird jingle by heart.

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You are probably singing the number right now!

13.You refuse to even entertain the Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate.

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But for the record Jordan wins every time.

14.You refer to soft drinks as pop. Not soda. Not coke.

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15.You still believe that Frank Lloyd Wright was the greatest architect to ever live.

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16.Lake beaches are totally beaches.

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17.The words "Rainbow Cone" means something totally different to you.

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18.You know the city is a whole different place in the summer.

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19.If it's above freezing, you can wear shorts in public.

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20.It's a given that you love the Blackhawks.

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21.Casimir Pulaski Day is pretty much an observed holiday to you.

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22.Judging someone by what neighborhood they live in is totally fair.

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23.No matter how many times you see it, the skyline never gets any less beautiful.

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Because you wouldn't want to live anywhere else.


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