Transplants: Pick at crawfish tentatively and treat 'em like dainty finger food.
Natives: Will sloppily devour a veritable mountain of mudbugs as fast as you can say “suck the heads.”
Natives: Recognize the following people: Bobby Hebert, Margaret Orr, Al Copeland, Angela Hill, Tom Benson, Frank Davis, Morris Bart, Edwin Edwards, Ricky Jackson, and “The Special Man.” They also know what “Fight the Uglies” means, and can finish the following commercial jingle: “Rosenberg’s, Rosenberg’s... ”
Transplants: “Uhhh... lemme Google that.”
Natives: Know how to make a proper roux (blonde, dark, and in-between) from scratch without burning it once.
Transplants: Use prepared roux from a can they got at the store.
Natives: Are aware of the precise locations, almost down to the GPS coordinates, of every major pothole in their neighborhood (and likely other ‘hoods, as well).
Transplants: Have insane car-repair and towing bills.