Who hasn’t been there… you’re away on vacation—or heaven forbid moved away—and you need to make small talk. Here are some common and annoying reactions when you tell people you’re from West Virginia.
“Is that a state?”
Uh hello? Since 1863.
“Oh, I’ve been to Richmond.”
You must be from Ohio.
“I had a friend who went to the University of West Virginia”
Please. It’s West Virginia University.
“But you have all your teeth”
Stereotypes 101, mister.
“And you’re wearing shoes.”
Ok this sh*t is about to get real.
Insert dating your cousin joke here
But forget them, because we come from the greatest state in the country.