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Lets get something straight!

When you ask where I am from, and I reply "Reno"

IT IS NOT OKAY TO SAY

"Oh, like the show, Reno 911, are your cops really like that?"

Really?  Like really really, do you really think our cops are really like that?  Do you actually think Reno is like that?  NO! No no no NO. 

Not like Reno 911

 

While I'm at it.  Learn to pronounce Nevada right please.  And also, no we are not all cowboys here, we do not all walk around with our guns, and our shit kickers and we don't all ride horses.  I am not a fucking hillbilly thank you very much!


Love, Misguided Mommy

posted on Sep. 3, 2009

Comments

Sep. 03 2009
Lindz said…
I wish I could begin to tell you how tired I get of people mispronouncing Oregon. I also get tired of people assuming we are nothing but farm land and cowboys. Come on people, the USA consists of more than California and New York.
Sep. 03 2009
the Snarky Lady said…
Now let me ask you what kind of shit do you think I get when I tell people I'm from Wisconsin? And have you met anyone who can pronounce Illinois? I haven't yet.
Sep. 03 2009
Patty said…
What the heck are "shit kickers"? OK I've never heard that term here in NYC!
Sep. 03 2009
cakerwakers said…
WHATEVER - I am originally from Kentucky. That is like the hillbilly capital of the world. The first thing most people say when I tell them I grew up in KY is, "But you don't have an accent?" And a close second is "It must be beautiful there. I love horses." Ummm...I grew up in the city. I have never been on a horse in my life. Actually, I have seen more horses in NJ, than I ever seen in KY. Other people are stupid. At least you have Reno 911. That show is funny - sometimes.
Sep. 04 2009
Erika said…
Reno 911 is a rully rully good show
Sep. 04 2009
Heather said…
Haha, I SO feel you on this. I travel often. And when people ask where I am from and they hear Reno almost every single person says, "oh, like the show?!" I hate it! That show is retarded. And it isn't even filmed in Reno!!! When was the last time you saw a fucking palm tree in Reno. Just sayin...
Sep. 04 2009
steph said…
now Im nervous, how are you supposed to pronounce Nevada?
Sep. 06 2009
Ben Wa Balls said…
LMAO!!
Sep. 07 2009
Shawna said…
Ha ha ha ha I think I asked you something about the show when I heard you lived in Reno. I still say the show is based on somethin' in Reno. :-) Why Reno 911 and not Atwater 911? I love their shorts.
Sep. 10 2009
Lisa said…
HA HA!!!! When I moved to Florida and told people I was from Chicago, they thought I was in a gang. When I moved back to Chicago everyone thought I spent all of my time in Florida on the beach and in flip flops .... the narrow lives we all lead .....

 

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