Top 10 Things You Don’t Want to Hear on Fourth of July Weekend

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On the midway at the carnival at Frontier Days on July 4, 2013.

Did you lock the car? [after you’ve walked six blocks from your parking space to the festival]

Is that thunder or fireworks? [after you’ve just strategically placed you blankets and lawn chairs]

Is that a police road safety check? [on your way home after a party of drinking]

I didn’t recognize you. (a “good” friend from high school bumps in to you at the festival]

Your food booth is right next to the Farm Animal Petting Zoo; don’t worry the wind is supposed to shift. [restaurant owner setting up at a festival]

You’ve got my cell phone and wallet right? [after walking away from the concert you just watched while sitting on the lawn]

Is this carrot cake or shrimp casserole? [when it’s carrot cake]

I hope those are rain drops. [while on a scary carnival ride with a lot of screaming kids]

I don’t really know what’s going to happen! [while lighting fireworks in the backyard]

Those aren’t Shaker Shingles are they? [after what happened in the backyard didn’t go so well]

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Frontier Days ride upside down and high in the sky on July 4, 2013.

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Independence Day celebration invitation dated June 20, 1825.


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