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21 Things That Are Only OK Because You're From Leicester

"Where are you from?" "Lestah."

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1. Knowing to meet at the clock tower if you go into town.

"You meeting me in town?""Yeah, meet at Clock Tower?"
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"You meeting me in town?"

"Yeah, meet at Clock Tower?"

2. Eating your body weight in chips from Awesome Chips.

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It's only been open since January but everyone and their nan loves the place.

3. Not pronouncing the name of anywhere in Leicester properly – if you pronounce them properly, we know you're an outsider.

We like to add an "-eh" at the end of some places and we sometimes stick a "u" in instead of an "o".
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We like to add an "-eh" at the end of some places and we sometimes stick a "u" in instead of an "o".

4. Getting a bit too excited about the new Haymarket Bus Station.

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It's so clean.

5. Thinking this place was a castle when you were a kid:

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Turns out it's a prison. Oops.

6. Listing famous people who have lived in Leicester to outsiders.

"Did you know that David Attenborough grew up in Leicester?"
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"Did you know that David Attenborough grew up in Leicester?"

7. Getting sick of hearing about how we found King Richard III in a car park, but still milking it.

Even #RichardIII gets in on the act for the #Leicestercity #premiership #winners #2016 #party. #Leicester

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8. Moaning about Download Festival because it messes up the bus timetables.

Your bus could arrive in 10 minutes or 10 years.
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Your bus could arrive in 10 minutes or 10 years.

9. Using the word "mardy" at least twenty times a day.

10. Suddenly becoming a Leicester City fan once they won the Premier League.

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11. Going to a Kasabian gig but only knowing like three songs.

But because they are Leicester royalty, you have to show your support.
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But because they are Leicester royalty, you have to show your support.

12. Knowing of the famous Wanlip smell.

If you live there you can't go out in the summer because of the smell, thanks to the poop factory.
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If you live there you can't go out in the summer because of the smell, thanks to the poop factory.

13. Hating the Jamie Vardy lookalike.

When yer da promises to get your idol to appear at your Birthday party, and the local weirdo turns up.

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He's everywhere and he's annoying as hell.

14. Seeing an X Factor winner in your local Co-Op or at the cinema and it being totally normal.

Sam Bailey often pops up in random places.
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Sam Bailey often pops up in random places.

15. Not understanding the hype about the Highcross, even though outsiders seem to love it.

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16. Learning how to spell Leicester by a variation of "Lions Eat Ice Cream Every Saturday Tiger Eat Rice."

Was it just me that used to use 'lions eat ice cream every Saturday tigers eat rice' to help spell out Leicester orrrr

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17. Visiting Braggy Park in all weather conditions.

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Snow? We'll go Braggy Park.

Sun? We'll go Braggy Park.

Thunderstorm? Let's go Braggy Park.

18. Moaning about Primark.

The queues are mad.
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The queues are mad.

19. Exhausting Leicester's history by visiting all of its attractions on school trips.

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You've probably been to the Jewry Museum, Jewry Wall, St Nicholas Church, Twycross Zoo, New Walk Museum, and the National Space Centre at least once.

20. Losing it a little when an outsider compares Leicester to Nottingham.

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Or when they ask: "Where is Leicester, is it near Nottingham?"

21. Celebrating being from a diverse, vibrant and proud city by partying.

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