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14 Things Every Self-Respecting Floridian Can Tell You

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1. There is no wrong time to wear flip-flops.

Running errands footwear:

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Chillin' footwear:

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Dressy footwear:

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2. And those tan lines are rite of passage.

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3. Florida stray cats look different than the rest of the world.

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4. No matter how hard you try to shake it off, sand is everywhere.

5. Sometimes Florida gets REALLY cold.

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6. Hurricane coverage makes meteorologists famous.

7. Anything taller than 10 feet (including sand dunes) is considered a mountain.

8. Orlando isn’t where you vacation, it’s where you work as a tour guide when your friends and family are on vacation.

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9. South Florida is basically its own state.

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10. Crazy reports about Florida are as common as lizards (and unicorns in tutus).

11. Not all the cool kids are young.

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12. You always carry a beach towel and bathing suit in your car, just in case.

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13. The air is equal parts oxygen and humidity, which means there is only one kind of hair day.

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14. Decorating your house for Christmas has a different meaning.

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