You may be from AZ if...
# You buy salsa by the gallon.
# Your Christmas decorations include a half a yard of sand and l00 paper bags.
# You think a red light is merely a suggestion.
# All of your out-of-state friends start to visit after October but clear out come the end of April.
# You think someone driving wearing oven mitts is clever.
# Most of the restaurants in town have the first name "El" or "Los".
# You think 60 tons of crushed rock makes a beautiful yard.
# 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.
# Your house is made of stucco and has a red clay tile roof.
# 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 Salt River.
# You know a swamp cooler is not a happy hour drink.
# You can say 115 degrees without fainting.
# Every other vehicle is a 4x4.
# You can be in the snow, then drive for an hour and it will be over 100 degrees.
# Vehicles with open windows have the right-of-way in the summer.
# People break out coats when temperature drops below 70 degrees.
# You discover, in July, it only takes two fingers to drive your car.
# The pool can be warmer than you are.
# You can make sun tea instantly.
# You run your air conditioner in the middle of winter so you can use your fireplace.
# Most homes have more firearms than people.
# Kids will ask, "What's a mosquito?"
# People who have black cars or black upholstery in their car are automatically assumed to be from out-of-state or nuts.
# You notice the best parking place is determined by shade instead of distance.
# The AC is on your list of best friends.
# Monday Night Football starts at 7:00 instead of 6:00.
# You realize that Valley Fever isn't a disco dance.
# You can finish a Big Gulp in 10 minutes and go back for seconds.
# The water from the cold water tap is the same temperature as the hot one.
# You can (correctly) pronounce the words: "Saguaro", "Ocotillo", "Tempe", "Gila Bend", "San Xavier", "Canyon de Chelly", "Mogollon Rim", "Cholla", and "Ajo".
# It's noon in July, kids are on summer vacation, and not one person is walking on the streets.
# You experience third degree burns if you touch any metal part of your car.
# You know better than to get into a car with leather seats if you're wearing shorts.
# Announcements for Fourth of July events never end with "in case of rain......"
# When someone asks how far you live from a location, it's always in terms of minutes, not miles.
# Everyone's smiling and talking about the great weather on rainy days.
# You have to explain to out-of-staters why there is no daylight savings time.
All so true and funny.