You know you're in Arizona when...

  • You've signed so many petitions to recall governors that you can't remember the name of the incumbent.

  • You notice your car overheating before you drive it.

  • You can say Hohokam and people don't think you're laughing funny.

  • You no longer associate bridges (or rivers) with water.

  • You see more irrigation water flowing down the street than there is in the Salt River.

  • You know a swamp cooler is not a happy hour drink.

  • You can say 115 degrees without fainting.

  • You have to go to a fake beach for fake waves.

  • You quickly discover (in July) that it only takes two fingers to drive your car.

  • You can make sun tea outside faster than instant tea in the microwave.

  • You run your air conditioner in the middle of winter so you can use your fireplace.

  • You notice the best parking place is determined by shade instead of distance.

  • You realize that Valley Fever isn't a disco dance.

  • Hotter water comes from the cold water tap than the hot one.

  • You can (correctly) pronounce the words: "Saguaro", "Tempe", "Gila Bend", "San Xavier", "Canyon de Chelly", "Mogollon Rim", "Cholla", and "Tlaquepague".

  • It's noon in July, kids are on summer vacation, and not one person is moving on the streets.

  • You actually burn your hand opening the car door.

  • Sunscreen is sold year round, kept at the front of the checkout counter, a formula less than 30 SPF is a joke, and you wear it just to go to Circle K.

  • Some fool can market mini-misters for joggers and some other fools will actually buy them.

  • Hot air balloons can't go up, because the air outside is hotter than the air inside.

  • No one would dream of putting vinyl upholstery in a car.

  • You can understand the reason for a town named "Why".

[ Author Unknown -- from 'Buffalos Chips' ( ]


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