Decisions were made by going “eeny-meeny-miney-mo”
Mistakes were corrected by simply exclaiming “do over!”
Race issue” meant arguing about who was the fastest
Money issues were handled by whoever was the banker in “Monopoly”
It wasn’t odd to have two or three “best” friends
Being old referred to anyone over 20
The net on a tennis court was the perfect height to play volleyball and rules didn’t matter
The worst thing you could catch from the opposite sex was lice
It was magic when dad would “remove his thumb”
Having a weapon in school meant being caught with a slingshot
Nobody was prettier than mum
Scrapes and bruises were kissed and made better
It was a big deal to finally be tall enough to ride the “big people” rides at Alton Towers
A foot of snow was a dream come true
Abilities were discovered because of a “double-dog-dare”
Saturday morning cartoons weren’t 30-minute ads for action figures
No shopping trip was complete unless a new toy was brought home
“Oly-oly-oxen-free” made perfect sense
Spinning around, getting dizzy, and falling down was fun
The worst embarrassment was being picked last for a team
War was a card game
Water balloons were the ultimate weapon
Football cards in the spokes transformed any bike into a motorcycle
Taking drugs meant orange-flavored chewable aspirin
Ice cream was considered a basic food group
Older siblings were the worst tormentors, but also the fiercest protectors