Everyone has traditions. Some of them are cute and charming. Like Easter Egg hunts at grandma’s house or Memorial day picnics with Uncle Mort’s special pickled eggs.
Some are weird and disturbing. Like Sid Crosby using the same jock strap as a 26 year old multi-millionaire that he did when he was playing junior at Shattuck St. Mary’s (which is true.)
But let’s face it: most are just stupid. All humans regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or religion develop some sort of behavioral patterns that make us feel like we have some semblance of control over our lives.
“It’s a tradition” sounds more quaint and socially acceptable than “I have had this weird ass obsession since I was a kid….” Continue reading