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    23 Things You Should Never Say To A Floridian

    "Have you even seen any snow?"

    1. "Oh, are you from Miami?"

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    The only two cities in Florida worth mentioning are Miami and Orlando.

    2. “So, do you live on the beach?”

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    Yeah, and I spend the majority of my days surfing and digging sand castles.

    3. “Publix subs are overrated.”

    4. “Are there alligators in your backyard?”

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    At least 1 in 5 Floridians own a pet alligator. We're all basically like Steve Irwin.

    5. "Florida's just full of old people, right?"

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    It's true, everyone here is 50+ years old.

    6. “You’re lucky it’s so hot all the time.”

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    It's all fun and games until you burn your hands on the steering wheel after leaving your car outside all day.

    7. “I’m jealous, the humidity probably doesn’t even bother you.”

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    OK, let me hear you say that once you've spent a minimum of 30 seconds outside in the summer.

    8. “You must love that it’s always sunny.”

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    Just because it's called the Sunshine State doesn't mean it actually delivers the goods 365 days out of the year.

    9. “Why are the people in Florida so weird?”

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    We're not all crazy, OK?

    10. "Do you speak Spanish?"

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    I guarantee you that every single person in the state of Florida speaks it fluently.

    11. "OK... but you have to speak Spanglish? Right?"

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    No hablo español.

    12. “Stop complaining that it’s below 40 degrees, you’ve never experienced a real winter.”

    13. “I bet you haven’t even seen any snow.”

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    Snow? What's that?

    14. “What’s it like to be in a hurricane?”

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    IDK? Depending on the category, what's it like to get caught in the middle of a rainstorm?

    15. “You must love all the oranges growing in your garden."

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    Interesting thought, but not everyone has an orange grove for a backyard.

    16. “Is there anything else to do in Florida besides go to theme parks?”

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    Nope, there's nothing else to see here.

    17. "Can I get tickets to Universal?"

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    I have an annual pass... maybe you should get one too?

    18. “I bet you go to the Disney parks every weekend, it must be nice.”

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    Uhh... yeah... no thanks, definitely not fighting the tourist crowds.

    19. "Wait, do you work at Disney World?”

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    No? You know I live in Ft. Lauderdale, right? Disney is in Orlando...

    20. “Did you go to FSU?”

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    FSU isn't the only college in Florida... just saying...

    21. "Lovebugs? They don't sound very irritating."

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    They're just as annoying as mosquitoes. Instead of attacking us, they go straight for our cars.

    22. “My parents can't wait to retire in Boca Raton.”

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    Thanks for that update.

    23. "The leaves don't change colors in the fall? How strange."

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