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19 Life Skills Everyone From Leicester Has Mastered

Not hitting every traffic light on the Golden Mile, for a start.

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1. Embracing "Blunt's Hoes" as a historic part of Leicester's culture.

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2. Playing it ultra cool when someone compares Leicester to Nottingham.

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Or worse, Derby.

3. Avoiding the St Margaret's Bus Station toilets like your life depends on it.

There are bush tucker trials that are less scary.
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There are bush tucker trials that are less scary.

4. Navigating your way around the Highcross on a Saturday.

Highcross is a lot more manageable on a weekday.
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Highcross is a lot more manageable on a weekday.

5. Having the ability to worship local clubs.

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6. Arguing with anyone who will listen that this is called a cob:

Don't you dare call a cob a roll. It's a COB.
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Don't you dare call a cob a roll. It's a COB.

7. Surviving on a diet of pies and crisps.

If you're from Leicester, you're actually not allowed to eat anything else.
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If you're from Leicester, you're actually not allowed to eat anything else.

8. Meeting at the Clock Tower.

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Even though you end up circling it because you don't know what direction the person you're meeting is coming from.

9. Not hitting every traffic light on the Golden Mile.

You either storm it and don't hit any, or you hit every single one. There is no in-between.
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You either storm it and don't hit any, or you hit every single one. There is no in-between.

10. And knowing to never venture there during rush hour.

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If you do, you'll probably end up stuck behind a bus for the entire journey.

11. Being able to decipher between the bus queue and the Awesome Chips queue.

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Somehow, they seem to merge together.

12. And never turning down a trip to Gelato Village.

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13. Expertly sticking the word "like" into the middle of every sentence.

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Drinking game: drink every time someone says "like."

14. Casually doubling back when you spot the pretzel lady giving out free samples.

Cinnamon goodness.
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Cinnamon goodness.

15. Being absolutely hilarious.

What with finding King Richard taking an unauthorized space in a car park operators are no longer taking any chances !!

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16. Purposely making a detour to pass the "Banner Manor" in New Parks.

It's super exciting when you notice the banner has been changed.
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It's super exciting when you notice the banner has been changed.

17. NEVER driving to the train station.

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And hearing THE groan when you ask for a lift there.

18. Knowing how to spell Leicester because of "Lions Eat Ice Cream Every Saturday Tigers Eat Rice."

Admit it, you still use it just in case.
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Admit it, you still use it just in case.

19. And finally, understanding the Leicester accent perfectly.

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