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Deal with it, locals are just poking fun at Texans

All I have to say to Texan Zak Anderson is “deal with it!” I’ve lived in Summit County for more than 18 years, and every one of those years, people from Summit County have torn into Texans.

Why? My personal opinion is people from Texas were the first to arrive here in large numbers and therefore were noticed first. I don’t know if anyone here actually “hates” Texans; it’s just easy to poke a little fun at them.

It’s harmless and out of jest.

In reference to the person who saw from your license plate that you were from Texas and decided to flip you off, I doubt that is the reason.

I’d bet my left leg that it was because of your driving. I lived in Texas for a while, and aside from Mexico, where hardly anyone obeys the laws, Texans are the worst drivers I have come across.

If that person was giving you the finger, you can bet you were driving like a complete egghead.

Also, if you think you’re being the good driver because you are going faster than the “locals,” I’d have to say you are dead wrong. I admit, the slow drivers are a little unnerving, but the fast ones are the ones being pulled out of the ditches, so you probably shouldn’t gloat about such things.

In conclusion, I must say that I actually like people from Texas. They are incredibly friendly people and always seem quick to lend a helping hand. Quit being so sensitive and deal with the fact that people from Summit are always going to pick on Texans.

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