Transplants: Can’t tell first ward apart from fourth ward... or second, or third. Actually, they can’t quite specify what a ward is.
Locals: Can tell you exactly where on Trade St first ward ends and second begins, describe the recent changes to third, and disclose the history of fourth, in quicker time than it takes you to Google it.
Transplants: Out of every eight friends, maybe one went to high school in Charlotte.
Locals: Can name every Charlottean at Selwyn Pub that went to Providence.
Transplants: Order a cocktail at The Workman’s Friend with more than three ingredients in it.
Locals: Prefer a beer at Common Market. Preferably local.