1. Eating crabs is a way of life and you have been eating them since infancy. theilladelph.blogspot.com Crab hammers not included. 2. We put Old Bay on everything. Via google.com crabs, chips, french fries, popcorn, corn on the cob ... 3. We're home to the Ravens and the Orioles.... purplereignshow.com 4. ...as well as the United States Naval Academy. militarybases.com Hurray for beautiful people watching! 5. We are the current Super Bowl Champions. baltimoreravens.com 6. Our state sport is jousting. history.com And your state sport is....? 7. But let's get real, lacrosse is king. umterps.com 8. A lot of important historical events happened in Maryland. radisson.com Did you know that at different points in time Annapolis and Baltimore were the capitol of the United States? 9. Maryland is the birthplace of Francis Scott Key. en.wikipedia.org He wrote the national anthem. 10. We had Cal Ripken Jr. en.wikipedia.org Every kid in Maryland fought over having the number 8 jersey for middle school sports. 11. We get to experience every season. possibly all within one week 12. We have mountains, farm land, city, and beaches Mini America 13. We're neither northern nor southern. youknowyourefrommarylandwhen.tumblr.com We get the best of both worlds 14. We get to be near Washington D.C. wikipedia.org 15. Maryland has the coolest state flag. God forbid you ever had to draw this sucker in middle school. 16. We're home to the number 1 hospital in the country, Johns Hopkins. jhu.edu 17. We've got the scariest bridge in America... baybridge.maryland.gov but it was your favorite as a child because it meant you were going to the beach. 18. We're the source of every version of Hairspray. moviepostershop.com and "Good Morning Baltimore" is our anthem. 19. Two words: Ledo Pizza. ledopizza.com Just the best square pizza ever. 20. Even though we are one of the smallest states, you can pretty much experience everything imaginable here Be proud hon!