If the seven deadly sins were actually deadly, not many of us would be around to read this.

One study analyzed tweets to assign cities to the sins, based on hashtags like #lazy and #jealous and #sexy.  Read those results here.

But in Buffalo, we've got our own branding of sins.  And they're just as serious.

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    Ranchment

    RANCH with wings?  Not bleu cheese?  SINNER.

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    Hot Chickenism

    They're "wings".

    Just "WINGS".

    Not "Buffalo wings", not "hot wings", not "chicken wings".

    JUST WINGS.

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    Anti-Vinegaritism

    What's that? You don't accept malt vinegar as a french fry condiment?

    Heathen.

     

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    Duplicity

    You know the difference between a double and a duplex.

    If you don't, begin your 716 real estate penance now.  We'll tell you when to stop.

     

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    HyPOPcrisy

    It's ok if you THINK "soda", just don't SAY "soda".

    Hypocrisy at its finest.

     

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    Regionalism

    We're "Western New York".  It's its own thing.

    Refer to us as "Upstate" and face the wrath.

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    Chilled Seclusion