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Friday Question of the Day – When do you consider yourself a Washingtonian?

by Prince Of Petworth March 17, 2016 at 10:22 pm 131 Comments

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This question was brought up in a rant/revel but I wanted to give it a proper post. Obviously you can never be a native born Washingtonian unless you were born here but that doesn’t mean you can’t deeply identify with DC (am I tipping my hand here…?) So let’s talk years – how many years do you have to have lived in the District before you can reasonably consider yourself a Washingtonian? Or is it more a frame of mind rather than a passage of time? For those who are not native born but consider themselves Washingtonians was there a tipping point, a specific moment you remember when you made the switch?


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