Buzz·Posted on 9 Jan 201719 Things That Stick With You When You Grow Up In South London"South" will be "saaf" forever.by Gena-mour BarrettBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Growing up in south London means you have a very high tolerance for what can be considered “out of the ordinary". Hos @HosamAFC Only in South London 😂 05:38 PM - 30 Dec 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 2. And you've never been able to shake that particular way of saying "saaf London". Gena-mour Barrett / BuzzFeed 3. The fact you've probably been waiting for a tube station to be built in your area for years means you've learned to keep expectations low. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox 4. You feel an instant bond with anyone who reveals they're also from south London. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBCUniversal Television Distribution / USA Network 5. And finding out a celebrity is from there is even better. Peter Kramer / Getty Images "See, ALL the best people come from south London." 6. You still have flashbacks when you see any of these items. amazon.co.uk / picvpic.com / Twitter: @sinzLDN_ / schuh.co.uk / BuzzFeed Who can forget the teeny, weeny, wholly impractical "Just Do It" bags? 7. And this song is basically south London's national anthem... View this video on YouTube youtube.com Giggs is from Peckham, so you have us to thank for this masterpiece. 8. ...which is why you know every word. Twitter: @CraigRennie_ And if you don't, you SHOULD. 9. You'll never forget your first trip to the Cutty Sark. Flickr: alexwhite / Alex J White / Creative Commons Probably with school. Most likely when it was raining. 10. You have dark memories from the many nights spent at Venue. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 11. And if not there, then Tiger Tiger in Croydon, which was always a trek. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 12. You're still traumatised from painfully long journeys on the night bus. reddit.com Because whether you were in Venue or Tiger Tiger, you were rarely close to home. 13. You're used to travelling to see people rather than them coming to you, because you were always told you "lived too far". Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO 14. Every other chicken shop will forever pale in comparison to this: Twitter: @ItsSho 15. A small part of you still sees the tower in Crystal Palace as the south London version of the Eiffel tower. Twitter: @Nareik4G 16. And you'll always be slightly baffled by the mystical place they call “zone 6”. 20th Television / FX What’s even there? Does it even exist? You’ll never know. 17. You'll never forget skating in Streatham, and probably falling on your arse. Twitter: @Fxck_tayy Unless you were really good at it, in which case you definitely showed off to all your mates. 18. You become instantly defensive when someone tries to say south London's shit. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Gramercy Pictures "I'M the only one allowed to say that. FUCK OFF." 19. Because no matter where you go, and what anyone says, you'll always have a soft spot for the south. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer And it will always be home.