21 Lessons “A Christmas Story” Taught Us

You’ll shoot your eye out!!!

1. Adults do not approve of BB guns as Christmas presents.

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2. Neither does Santa .

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3. Backing down from a triple dog dare is unheard of.

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4. But lick a freezing pole and your tongue will get stuck to it.

6. You can be cute as a kid and as an adult.

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7. Even if you’re a bully.

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Dammit, his eyes really aren’t yellow.

8. December is a cold month so dress appropriately.

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You can always put you arms down when you get to school.

9. Radio commercials suck.

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The secret decoder ring was such a disappointment.

10. The best way to stop a bully is to stand up to them.

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11. A leg lamp is the ultimate trophy.


12. And great “hands on” furniture.

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13. Cursing in front of your parents can have serious consequences.

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Even if they curse all the time.

14. Seriously

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15. Washing your mouth with soap can cause blindness.

16. Hand made presents from your Aunt Clara are the best!!!

17. Well maybe not.

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18. But it can inspire amazing sweaters.

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19. Messing up lyrics to Christmas songs can be hilarious.

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20. Sometimes other people are right.

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21. For the last time you’re probably not going to get a Red Ryder BB gun.


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