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A Test: Do You Live In A Small Town?

This article first appeared in issue 11, and was written by Billy Joe Fudge.

1. Does your mayor carry his lunch to work in a brown paper bag

2. When asked for directions, does your reply involve either trees or barns?

3. Is the Dairy Queen your town's largest employer?

4. Was you wedding reception in the basement of the courthouse?

5. Do you drive more than 10 miles to find a new car dealer?

6. Does your widest street or road have a stop sign on it?

7. Does your town have more homes with front porches than patios?

8. Is your annual church Christmas play the highlight of your social calendar?

9. Are there more tractors in your 4th of July parade than floats?

10. Have you ever bragged to your kids about learning to swim in a creek?

5 or 6 yes answers indicate you do.

7 or 8 yes answers indicate you should have two vacations yearly.

9 or 10 yes answers indicate you should move.

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