In Virginia you are either a Wahoo fan or a Hokie fan. The Hoos are not a fish, well technically they are a fish, but in Virginia it means you support The University. And Hokies are NOT a Turkey, it’s a Hokie bird and it means you are crazy for Virginia Tech which in Virginia is simply called Tech.
Every Virginian knows what HTTR means.
In Virginia we know that a slug is not always the slimy thing on the ground but a line of people in a sanctioned hitchhiking line.
We like Sweet Tea or Extra Sweet Tea, and no that doesn’t mean tea with a bunch of sugar packets stirred into it.
When talking to a group of people we say y’all and if it’s a larger group it’s all y’all.
I’m sure your Mama taught you that the ugly can be applied to behavior. When a child says or does something rude a Mama will tell that child to stop being ugly.
We say “Bless your heart” and sometimes we even mean it.
In Virginia T.J. means Thomas Jefferson, of course. If you’re from NOVA it means Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology the school that nearly every parent wants their child to get into. If you’re a UVA student or alum, it means the founder of your school, Mr. Jefferson.
See all 21 things that only a Virginian would understand here.