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What’s Your Detroit Score?

With apologies to my readers around the country and world, this one’s for the Detroiters and Michiganders.  We have some business to take care of.

If a resident of suburban Detroit, or anywhere in Michigan really, finds themselves in casual small talk with a local when they’re far from home, odds are they will say “I’m from Detroit” to simplify things and move on to the next point.  A native Parisian doesn’t know or care where Sterling Heights is; you know this, and you’re saving yourself a few sentences of clarification by fibbing a tiny bit in your answer. Continue reading What’s Your Detroit Score?