Only Southern Utahns Know What These Phrases Mean
Phrases That Only Southern Utah understands
Even though Southern Utah is part of the state, it is different from Salt Lake and the cities along that corridor. Here are some phrases that anybody who lives in the corner of the beehive state will understand.
Construction in the Gorge
Every time you turn around there is something being done to I-15 in the Virgin River Gorge between St. George and Mesquite. The construction at Beaver Dam is not actually in the gorge, but it still counts. It seems like they have been working on that stretch of road for years.
Baseball Tournaments in town
Southern Utah is a great place to gather for traveling youth baseball teams to com and play in our temperate weather and great facilities. Good luck getting across town with all the people visiting. And there is no way you are getting into a restaurant without a 45 minute wait.
Taking out the Side by Side
With Sand Hollow Reservoir and Warner Valley, many homes have a UTV parked on the side of the house. On a warm spring weekend, Warner Valley is swarming with the off-road machines.
100 Year Flood
It seems like we have had a couple of these every decade. When the rain keeps coming down for longer than a week, the drainage that is Southern Utah fills up and begins to flood. There have been many improvements to the rivers to lessen the damage done by a raging downpour, but a couple inches in an hour still causes problems.
New Car Wash Coming Soon
If there is a vacant lot in your area, expect a sign to go up announcing a new car wash being built. At some point we should have one for each car in Southern Utah.
If those phases all make sense to you, you must be from Southern Utah.
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