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Native Washingtonian 101 – Talking politics, not
My standard advice to my family when we’re traveling is to say we’re from Maryland, not Washington, D.C. Not that I’m ashamed of my hometown, but the conversation always goes the same if saying you’re from Washington. (I never say … Continue reading
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Native Washingtonian 101 – It’s not D.C.
Locals refer to themselves as Washingtonians. We don’t say D.C. At most we’ll refer to the city as “The District.” I really hate this new “DMV” trend. That’s the Dept. of Motor Vehicles, not D.C.-MD-VA. Suburbanites will say D.C., usually … Continue reading