21 Lessons “A Christmas Story” Taught Us

You’ll shoot your eye out!!!

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

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


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.

7. Even if you’re a bully.

Dammit, his eyes really aren’t yellow.

8. December is a cold month so dress appropriately.

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

9. Radio commercials suck.

The secret decoder ring was such a disappointment.

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

11. A leg lamp is the ultimate trophy.


12. And great “hands on” furniture.

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

Even if they curse all the time.

15. Washing your mouth with soap can cause blindness.

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

17. Well maybe not.

18. But it can inspire amazing sweaters.

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

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


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