You call every soda a "Coke"...
…and definitely refuse to drink Pepsi!
Home of the World of Coke, most Georgian’s don’t even know there’s anything else.
“What’ll you have to drink, sir?”
“Dr Pepper, please.”
Even the tiniest snow flurry is terrifying.
Georgians don’t see snow very often but when they do, they freak out. You know at even the threat of snow it is time to stock up on milk, bread and water because you’re going to be inside for a while.
All tea is sweet tea.
If it isn’t loaded down with threats of cavities and a lemon on top, Georgians don’t want any part of it.
You've been stuck in rush hour traffic in Atlanta
…and learned the backroads to avoid it the next time.
Cringing when you hear "Hotlanta"
No one here calls it that.
Knowing it's really pronounced "At-lanna"
Where’s that second “t”? It’s lost in our Southern drawl.
You've been to the original Dwarf House.
No, this is now where a short, stalky, human-like creature lives. It is where Chick-fil-A got its start and it’s located in Hapeville. If you haven’t been, you should definitely make a trip. I promise you’ll be surprised by the menu.
You've said, "Land of the Free and Home of the...
Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves, was originally built for the 1996 Summer Olympics. After, nearly half of the seats were removed and it was reconstructed into its permanent structure as a baseball park.
You came home with Red Georgia Clay stains.
Kids in Georgia do not typically come home with grass stains on their knees. If you’re from the Peach State, you come home covered in beautiful Red Georgia Clay.
Drive down all the different Peachtrees in Atlanta.
According to out-of-towners, Georgia’s capital city has too many roads named “Peachtree”. That’s probably the most common thing we hear about Atlanta aside from how big the airport is and hearing the city called “Hotlanta” (don’t do that). Over 50 roads throughout the city have the word Peachtree in it. If you’re traveling here though, the only ones you should be concerned about are Peachtree St. and West Peachtree St., which run parallel with one another through Midtown.
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Growing up in the Peach State is one of the sweetest treats any Southerner can have. From the rolling North Georgia Mountains to the beautiful Savannah River, Georgia has a lot to offer. Being a Georgia native is something people take pride in and there are some important things that only Georgia natives can possibly know.