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21 Things Southerners Find Pretty Weird About The North

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We asked Southern BuzzFeed staffers what they found the weirdest when they moved up north. Here are their answers!

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5. Strangers rarely interacting and the absence of polite conversations in checkout lines.

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"In the South, someone will call you 'pumpkin' and hold a door open for you before wishing you and your family well — only for you to realize that they are a complete stranger." —Sally Kaplan

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9. That thing Northerners dare to call "barbecue."

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"If there is an open-flame outdoor cooking food of any type in the North, people say 'barbecue.' I was REAL confused at the first 'rooftop bbq' I was invited to: people grilling, like, asparagus, and no pulled pork in sight." —Liz Wasden

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