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.
stereotypes can get in the way of travelers getting to know the
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
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
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.
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Next 10 States.
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