We asked our Facebook fans to fill in the blank on the following sentence:
“You know you’re from Madison County if ___.”
Readers responded with a variety of answers. Join the discussion by following The Madison Press on Facebook.
Lori Ann: You crave Cappy’s Pizza!
Patty Long-Bowers: You know what the Ox Roast is.
Don Bernard: When the traffic jams are primarily caused by large farming equipment!
Claudia Boyd-Elam: When Madison-Plains used to be Madison South. Go Lions!
Mike Wood: Your library is better funded than your law enforcement, you regularly burn trash, gun shots are no cause for alarm., and your neighbors have four legs and moo.
Dianna Russell: 95 percent of the town one way or another is your cousin.
Alex Lemaster: You can’t go anywhere without being stopped because you know everyone.
Amy Daniels Gilbert: The smell of corn is the sweetest smell to you, besides your baby! Or, you are always trapped behind a big combine!
Jennifer St. John: If people can’t exactly identify your accent.
Tracie Greer Sampson: You spend your vacation at the fair
Molly Fisher: You remember The Dixie and Landmark on the corner of State Route 38.
Jon Stauffer: You have eaten at The Dixie counter after you got a hair cut at Mug-n-Brush on a Saturday morning, before you went to the JV football game. Or, you had a fancy date at Ann & Tony’s before homecoming, you’re at Larry’s Pizza after a late night basketball game or Ben & Joys for breakfast. And last, you remember Jonathan Alder as a small country school next to the best Amish restaurant around.
JoEllen Gibson: You can remember the old football rivalries, West Jefferson and Urbana. You remember being at a snowy football game before the homecoming dance.
Matthew Ellis: If the town shuts down for Friday night football.
Sarah E Conn: You aren’t concerned when a prisoner escapes.
Pam Merritt: You order your pizza “scrambled” from Larry’s.
Kathy M Guenther: You know what a “Poland-China” hog is.
Greg Eades: Craigslist for London only has pick-up trucks!