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You Know You're Black If You Heard These 12 Things Growing Up

If your mom used one of these lines you... you just might possibly be black

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1. "Be home before the street lights come on"

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Admit it, you always stayed out till the last minute then ran home to beat the streetlights.

2. "Stop crying before I give you something to cry about"

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Your parents hurt your feelings and then proceeded to spare their feelings by not seeing their child cry.

3. "I don't need to explain myself, I'm grown!"

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Why would you even ask her to explain herself *face palm*

4. "Don't make me go upside yo head"

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You pushed her too far. Tbh, you probably deserve to be slapped.

5. "You got McDonald's money?"

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We all secretly wanted to say "No, but you do", but no one would have lived to tell the story.

6. "Wash all them dishes"

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What you wanted to say: "What dishes? There is one spoon in the sink Ma."

What you really said: Nothing. You just did it. You didn't want to be accused of talking back.

7. "Don't get grown with me"

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You know you pushed her too far, and you can only hope that you're grown enough to face the consequences.

8. "Do I look like BooBoo the Fool"

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Unanswered questions: WHO IS BOOBOO AND WHY IS HE A FOOL?!

9. "I'm not one of your little friends"

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You must've picked up something one of your school friends said and thought it was cool. Sadly, mom didn't agree.

10. "Fix your face before I fix it for you'

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Your mom made you mad and you can't show it or else...

11. "You smell like outside/wind"

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The older I get, the more I realize that the outside does have a smell.

12. BONUS DAD SAYING- "Ask your Mom"

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Why can he never answer my questions? Is it really THAT hard?

Comment below any sayings your mom or dad used frequently.

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