>1. Your idea of a traffic jam is 10 cars waiting to pass a tractor. > >2. "Vacation" means going to Rapid City for the stock show and rodeo. > >3. You measure distance in hours not miles. > >4. You know several people who have hit deer more than once. > >5. You often switch from "heat" to "a/c" in the same day. > >6. You use a down comforter in the summer. > >7. Your grandparents drive 75 mph through 13 feet of snow during a >blizzard, without flinching. (Note: The unofficial speed limit on the 1.5 >lane gravel roads is 75 MPH. The official speed limit is 55 MPH. EVERYONE >drifts to the right slightly when cresting a hill - there are a LOT of >hills.) > >8. You see people wearing hunting clothes to social events. > >9. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both >doors >unlocked. > >10. You think of the major food groups as venison, walleye and brats. > >11. You carry jumper cables in your car and your girl friend knows how to >use them. > >12. There are seven empty cars running in the parking lot at the grocery >store at any given time. (In the winter.) > >13. You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snow suit. > >14. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with >snow. > >15. You think sexy lingerie is tube socks and flannel pj's. > >16. You know all four seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, and >road construction. > >17. It takes you three hours to go to the store for one item even when >you're in a rush because you have to stop to talk to everyone in town. > >18. You actually understand these jokes and forward them to all your >friends from South Dakota.