New York horse and carriage driver with Northern Ireland accent has hit the headlines in the Big Apple
You're never cold but sometimes Baltic
The sight of 12-year-olds smoking is normal
You remember when skipping school was 'doing the beak'
Your friends still call you by your childhood nickname
You know you're from Belfast when... you've been offered five lighters for £1
You know what a 'barrack buster' is, and at one time this was your
The smell of slurry in the country makes you gag
You have used the phrase "will you see me / my mate"
You have been to Dempsey's for an 18th/16th birthday party
You've had at least one ginger-haired friend, who you'd call ´Fanta Pants´ at least three times a day
Your Granny had a framed picture of the Pope or the Queen in the living
room but never both
You know you're from Belfast when...You know at least one person called Mackers or Smickers
Anyone who doesn't have a number one back and sides haircut is a "hippy"
You are a half decent pool player and know your way around a snooker table
You know what the words 'space-cadet' and 'rocket' really mean
You think that if you can't see the Harland and Wolff cranes from your bedroom window you are a culchie
You know what real rain is like
You're passionate about an English or Scottish football team
You have owned a pair of Nike Air Max at some stage
You have purchased a single cigarette a some stage of your life
You frequented a country park or wasteground each weekend to drink
You know what a 'Steeko' or 'Spide' is and have a tendency to turn into one after drinking a few pints
You are 27-years-old, married with two kids, a dog and have a mortage of your own. When you are home for Christmas and your parents are away for a couple of days you still think: 'Sweeeeet, free house!'
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has joined a chorus of outrage over a New York carriage driver from Northern Ireland who was caught on video unleashing a "hateful and bigoted" outburst at a group of women.