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How Badly Did You Disappoint Your Bubbe This Year?

Forgive me, Bubbe, for I have not applied to law school.

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    I didn't start dating a nice Jewish boy/girl this year.
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    I didn't start dating anyone.
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    Except for that one shiksa my family can't know about.
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    Every time Bubbe mentioned that she'd like to see a wedding soon, I rolled my eyes.
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    I lied to my Bubbe about joining J-Date.
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    I didn't go on a date with Bubbe's friend from shul's nice Jewish granddaughter even though Bubbe says she's adorable AND in graduate school.
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    I didn't have a baby.
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    I wasn't quoted in the local newspaper.
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    The New York Times described my current profession as "dying" or "obsolete."
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    I still didn't apply to law school.
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    I said I was definitely going to, and then I didn't even take the LSATs.
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    I didn't apply to med school, either.
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    I didn't figure out what I'm doing with my life.
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    I didn't go to shul on Shabbat.
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    I wasn't more like Bubbe's best friend's grandchild in New York, who always calls his Bubbe, has a good job, and married a nice Jewish doctor.
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    I ate bread on Passover.
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    Lots of it, actually.
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    I ate bacon.
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    I ate bacon while wearing a T-shirt proclaiming my love of bacon.
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    I'm thinking about getting a bacon tattoo.
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    I broke just about every rule of kosher, including some that probably haven't been invented yet.
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    I couldn't cook a kugel if I tried.
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    I ordered pastrami on white bread.
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    With French's mustard, too.
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    I put on weight this year. (Again.)
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    I didn't call my uncle, even though he lives in the same city and Bubbe says he's a real mensch if I ever got to know him.
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    I skipped my cousin's bar mitzvah to go drink somewhere else.
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    I forgot to call my Bubbe on her birthday.
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    I didn't make my annual pilgrimage to Boca.
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    I plan on skipping Yom Kippur for a college football game.
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    I plan on skipping Yom Kippur for the Major League Baseball playoffs.
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    I'm not going home for Rosh Hashanah.
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    I'm not even going to shul for Rosh Hashanah.
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    The only reason I know Rosh Hashanah is happening is because of this quiz.

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