The Worst Stereotypes About All 50 States (part 2)
There is no escaping stereotypes - every state
has them. They aren't all bad, but they are still
overly-generalizations based on shared qualities or behaviors
depending on where you live.
stereotypes can get in the way of travelers getting to know the
This is a continuation from the
Previous 10 States.
Hawaii's stereotype: Everyone
surfs and the locals hate the mainlanders...with a passion.
Idaho's stereotype: Move along,
nothing to see here but potato farmers.
Illinois' stereotype: Everybody
here talks like Mike Ditka and loves 'da Bears.'
Indiana's stereotype: The only
way people get around here is by tractor.
Iowa's stereotype: This state is
mostly made up of corn farmers and the only event that happens
here is once every four years with the caucus.
Kentucky's stereotype: Nothing
here but a lot of rowdy, inbred hillbillies, and blue-collar
workers who donít wear shoes and live to fish and hunt.
Kansas' stereotype: Just people
here who live on a farm, are super-religious, and own a gun.
And they've all been in a tornado.
Louisiana's stereotype: Everybody
here are gumbo-loving partiers who treat every day like Mardi
Gras. They are also into voodoo.
Maine's stereotype: They are
seafood snobs, they wear mostly plaid, and canít pronounce the
letter ďRĒ properly.
Maryland's stereotype: Residents
here are Ivy-Leaguers obsessed with education and politics.
Actually, that's not so bad.
Continue on to the
Next 10 States.
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