Proud to be American

The Worst Stereotypes About All 50 States (part 3)

Updated August 3, 2015
Prev Page Next Page

The Worst Stereotypes About All 50 States (part 3)



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.

Sometimes the stereotypes can get in the way of travelers getting to know the locals.

This is a continuation from the Previous 10 States.



Massachusetts' stereotype:
  They are are self-titled Mass-holes with an accent and they hate the Yankees.



Michigan's stereotype:
  They hate Ohio State with the passion of a thousand burning suns.  They also measure their drive in minutes, not miles.



Minnesota's stereotype:
  They love the music artist known as Prince and the movie Fargo.



Mississippi stereotype: 
Yes, they can read.  And a few of them can even write.


 

Missouri's stereotype:  They shoot first and ask questions later.  They also love playing deer-hunting video games.  Wearing a ‘good’ baseball cap for church is the norm.



Montana's stereotype:
  They ride horses to school and hunting season is more important to them than Christmas.



Nebraska's stereotype:
  It’s full of call-center workers who love corn and corn-fed steaks and almost everyone there lives on a farm. 



Nevada's stereotype:
  Everyone in this state works in a casino as a cocktail waitress or an Elvis impersonator.  And they all have gambling issues.



New Hampshire's stereotype:
  Residents here are overtly happy, religion-shunning vegetable growers, and they love to discuss taxes.



New Jersey's stereotype:
 Everyone here has a spray tan, the back-combed bouffant, the “Shore,” and they abuse steroids.



Continue on to the Next 10 States.

 

Do you think people have a misconception about your state?

Share on Facebook:

Leave a comment.

 

Search This Site







 

(c) Proud to be American