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What Are Things Only People From Illinois Would Know?

♫ Sweet home, Chicagooooo ♫

There are some things you only understand in life because of where you're from. This is definitely true if you're an Illinoisan.


Like the fact that Portillo's is a god damn staple when it comes to getting a quality hot dog.

And don't put ketchup on that hot dog, because that's basically a sin here.


Northern and southern Illinois are two totally different worlds.

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And you have to choose between the Cubs OR the White Sox — you can't love both.

Being from Illinois is definitely a unique experience, so tell us: What's something only Illinoisans would know?

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