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 on the street than there is in the
You know a swamp cooler is not a happy hour drink.
You can say 115 degrees without fainting.
You can be in the snow, then drive for an hour and it will be over
You have to go to a fake beach for some fake waves.
You discover, in July, that it only takes two fingers to drive your
You can make sun tea instantly.
You run your air conditioner in the middle of winter so you can use
You notice the best parking place is determined by shade instead of
You realize that Valley Fever isn't a disco dance.
Hotter water comes from the cold water tap than the hot one.
You can pronounce the words: "Saguaro", "Tempe", "Gila Bend", "San
Xavier", "Canyon de Chelly", "Mogollon Rim", "Cholla", and
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."