31 Times You Could Really Relate To Bernard Black

“You will toil your life away and I will die alone upside down on the floor of a pub toilet.” The Black Books curmudgeon is all of us.

1. When he refused to bow to traditional beauty standards.

2. When he had this ice lolly.

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3. When he summarised every life decision you’ve ever made.

4. When he invented the best way to drink rose wine.

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5. When he tried to do something vaguely complicated.

6. When he dealt with his anger very calmly.

7. When he then expressed that anger.

8. When he dealt with this call very rationally.

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9. When he made this keen observation.

10. When he made this bold threat.

11. When he woke up and looked at the world.

12. When he was highly organised.

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13. When he responsibly took pills.

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14. When he pulled out his best clothes.

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15. When he was very romantic.

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16. When he made these excellent plans.

17. When he tried filling out forms.

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This is more for every single internet account now.

18. When he woke up from this hangover.

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19. And this hangover.

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20. And this one.

21. When he made this important realisation.

22. When he tried to be normal.

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23. When he got his priorities in order.

24. When he made this possibly incorrect claim.

25. When he had this approach to cleaning.

26. When he took this excellent approach to dealing with his finances.

27. When he had this reaction to an inadequate sausage.

28. When he realised the truth about everything.

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29. When he made a decision about people.

30. When he made this very true observation.

31. When he expressed his attitude to life.

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Luke Bailey is a senior editor for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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