'I'm so Chicago' meme hits Facebook

'I'm so Chicago' meme hits Facebook
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Over the weekend a new meme popped up on Facebook, "I'm so Chicago...". I'm so Chicago, I did this, remember that, saw those, talked to whoever, was there, etc.

Bleh!

I'm so Chicago I did nuthin, saw nuthin, said nuthin, was nowhere.

I'm so Chicago, body? What body? There ain't no body dere.

I'm so Chicago, you got fingerprints, DNA, witnesses willing to risk their life to talk? You got nuttin on me copper.

I'm so Chicago, when I see sumptin I say nuthin.

I'm so Chicago, I know that trunk music is a visual not audio experience.

I'm so Chicago, I remember people buying politicians "hats".

I'm so Chicago, I know you never shake hands with a bureaucrat or politician unless you have at money folded in your hand.

I'm so Chicago, I despise anyone and everyone who puts ketchup on a hot dog.

I'm so Chicago, I remember that mob owned or run joints offered the best service and food.

I'm so Chicago, I remember the floating craps and poker games.

I'm so Chicago, I can navigate both the norf and souf sides.

I'm so Chicago, I was an Andy Frain usher in my misguided yoot.

I'm so Chicago, I know how mailbox Mary/Marilyn got her name.

I'm so Chicago, I know what a confinement is.

I'm so Chicago, I know the how and why of the Chicago Italian Beef lean.

I'm so Chicago, I still say Marshall Field's.

I'm so Chicago, I know why the Halsted Street buses always smelled like onions.

I'm so Chicago, I ate at Wimpy's in the Loop.

I'm so Chicago, I attended Bears games at Wrigley Field and Soldier Field.

I'm so Chicago, I remember where you could find places to drink that never closed in the city.

I'm so Chicago, I remember horse drawn peddler wagons, roving knife sharpeners with their loud bell, rag and iron men, and the hurdy gurdy men with their monkeys.

I'm so Chicago, I can give directions in a monosyllabic sentence.

I'm so Chicago, I am sick of all the poseurs claiming to be so Chicago.

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