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  1. It’s impossible not to feel superior to people who don’t know how to drive in the snow or who start complaining about the cold when it’s 50 degrees.
  2. The first snowfall is always exciting.
  3. The second snowfall loses a bit of its charm.
  4. If you’re like me, you’ll spend most of the winter brushing snow off your car and muttering “why do I live here?” repeatedly.
  5. Nevertheless, Christmas in a warm part of the world is inconceivable.

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  1. It is possible to convince your younger sibling/s that it’s normal for you to play with their toys while preventing them from playing with yours.
  2. Having an imaginary world populated by stuffed animals is awesome! (Of course, this world doesn’t contain your stuffed animals because those have to remain in pristine condition.)
  3. Once your sibling/s become stronger than you, it’s wise to avoid physical altercations.
  4. You’ll have to live under stricter rules than they have to. They should thank you that your music battles with parents allowed them to freely listen to screamo once they reached their teens.
  5. You’ll fight with them a lot less when you don’t live in the same house.

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  1. Some people will not consider a group of women hiring a limousine to visit a new grocery store as disturbingly Stepford Wive-ish as you do.
  2. When people complain about something you’ve written, it’s never about what you expected them to dislike.
  3. Those few people who give long hours of their time to better the community are amazing. Everything will probably fall apart if they ever stop.
  4. Many people have No idea what Words should and Should not be Capitalized.
  5. You will encounter the “not in my backyard” argument frequently. Sometimes the arguers have a point.

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1. Never walk alone through the woods. If you do, you’ll either (a) find a body (b) be attacked (c) be killed.

2. If someone is murdered, you can be pretty sure that just about everyone they know wants them dead.

3. As a corollary to number two: if someone is murdered, the culprit is probably that random acquaintance who is really someone their parents wronged 30 years ago.

4. British drivers find it quite difficult to stay on their side of the road even though that means they’ll constantly be swerving to avoid lorries.

5. It’s totally fine to drink on the job.

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