Things Everyone Who’s Moved Away From St. Louis Has Said at Least Once

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It's difficult not to talk about St. Louis all of the time — especially if you've recently moved away. Once you leave the Lou, you can't help but spend every waking moment comparing your new city to your fabulous (and much-missed) Gateway to the West.

Like, how do other cities even get by without a giant arch, anyway? And why do they expect us to pay to enter the zoo? Here we have a collection of things that every expatriate has said at least once after leaving St. Louis.