The Worst Stereotypes About All 50 States
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
Yahoo! Travel has come up with a list of some
of the worst misconceptions about each state. So here we
go. Don't take them too personally - it's just for fun.
Alabama's stereotype: All they
care about is football and NASCAR.
Alaska's stereotype: Most of the
residents are burly, unshaven, ice-fishing fur-wearers who beat
up little seals for sport.
Arizona's stereotype: Itís mostly
populated with senior citizens who carry their own hot sauce
everywhere they go. They also think finding a parking spot
in the shade is more important than the birth of their first
Arkansas' stereotype: The most
common misconception is that people think everyone who lives
here is a hillbilly.
California's stereotype: Nothing
there but beach bums, bodybuilders, activists, and movie stars.
Colorado's stereotype: Everyone there
is smoking pot skiing.
Connecticut's stereotype: Nothing
here but country-club-loving, pastel-wearing, helicopter-flying
people who make up the one percent.
Delaware's stereotype: It's just
a place to shop and avoid paying taxes. Thatís it.
Florida's stereotype: Made up of
retirees who drink lemonade by the pool and play shuffleboard.
Georgia's stereotype: This place
is overflowing with sweet Southern blond women and the kind of
gentlemen who youíd want to bring home to mama.
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