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
-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 100
-You have to go to a fake beach for some fake waves.
-You quickly discover (in July) that it only takes two fingers to drive
-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
-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".