Subject: California

So as not to be outdone by all the redneck, hillbilly, and Texan jokes, you know you’re a Californian if:

1. Your co-worker has 8 body piercing and none are visible.
2. You make over $300,000 and still can’t afford a house.
3. You take a bus and are shocked at two people carrying on a conversation in English.
4. Your child’s 3rd-grade teacher has purple hair, a nose ring, and is named Breeze.
5. You can’t remember . . . is pot illegal?
6. You’ve been to a baby shower that has two mothers and a sperm donor.
7. You have a very strong opinion about where your coffee beans are grown, and you can taste the difference between Sumatran and Ethiopian.
8. You can’t remember . ….is pot illegal?
9. A really great parking space can totally move you to tears.
10. A low speed police pursuit will interrupt ANY TV broadcast.
11. Gas costs $1.00 per gallon more than anywhere else in the U.S.
12. A man gets on the bus in full leather regalia and crotchless chaps, and you don’t even notice.
13. Unlike back home, the guy at 8:30 am at Starbucks’ wearing the baseball cap and sunglasses who looks like George Clooney, really IS George Clooney.
14. Your car insurance costs as much as your house payment.
15. Your hairdresser is straight, your plumber is gay, the woman who delivers you mail is
into S&M and your Mary Kay rep is a guy in drag.
16. You can’t remember . . . . is pot illegal?
17. It’s barely sprinkling rain and there’s a report on every news station: “STORM WATCH.”
18. You pass an elementary school playground and the children are all busy with the cells or pagers.
19. It’s barely sprinkling rain outside, so you leave for work an hour early to avoid all the weather-related s$@# .
20. HEY!!!! Is pot illegal????
21. Both you AND your dog have therapists . . . and lastly,
22. The Terminator is your governor.