Here Are The Most Common Things Given Up For Lent In Every State | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's note: This post appears here on BCN with the expressed permission of the Babylon Bee - friends that can find your funny bone in a very dark room.

    The Lenten season is upon us! Across America, people are giving things up for the next 40 days in preparation for Easter. Check out what the most common choice was for every state:

    Alabama - Using the deep fryer for breakfast

    Alaska - Eskimo kisses

    Arizona - Counting the 2020 Presidential ballots

    Arkansas - Guessing which eye Sarah Huckabee Sanders is looking with

    California - Pooping on the sidewalk

    Colorado - Telling people how awesome Colorado is

    Connecticut - Clams on pizza

    Delaware - Being Delaware

    Florida - Winning at everything

    Georgia - Electing Stacey Abrams as Governor

    Hawaii - Getting laid

    Idaho - Trying to overcome that stupid potato stereotype

    Illinois - Murder

    Indiana - Inexplicably calling Coca-Cola "pop"

    Iowa - Having way too much influence on Presidential primaries

    Kansas - Telling people that Superman grew up next door

    Kentucky - Constantly explaining the difference between bourbon and whiskey

    Louisiana - Pretending that beignets aren't just crappy donuts

    Maine - Moose jerky

    Maryland - Old Bay seasoning

    Massachusetts - Their Boston accent, which is totally fake anyways.

    Michigan - Playing Euchre

    Minnesota - Going outside

    Mississippi - The extra s, s, and p

    Missouri - Toasted ravioli

    Montana - Construction on the Keystone XL Pipeline

    Nebraska - Killing the planet with cow farts

    Nevada - Going to Gamblers Anonymous meetings

    New Hampshire - Bragging about not having sales tax

    New Jersey - Pronouncing water as "wuda"

    New Mexico - Eating green chiles three meals per day

    New York - Dying on the subway

    North Carolina - Pretending to be a northern state

    North Dakota - Letting people confuse them with those jerks down in South Dakota

    Ohio - Clean water

    Oklahoma - Scalping palefaces

    Oregon - The eastern half of the state to Idaho

    Pennsylvania - Winning a Super Bowl

    Rhode Island - Telling people you're actually from Massachusetts

    South Carolina - That gross mustard BBQ sauce

    South Dakota - Trying to carve Trump's face into Mount Rushmore

    Tennessee - Destroying the tattered remnants of country music

    Texas - Pretending there's a southern border

    Utah - Having an 11th baby

    Vermont - Being so, so white

    Virginia - D.C. commuters

    Washington - Having a police department

    West Virginia - Moonshine Mondays

    Wisconsin - Saying "Ope!" when you bump into someone

    Wyoming - Getting gored by bison

    What are you giving up for lent this year? Comment below, or turn to the person next to you and loudly announce it.
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