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15 Habits Of Dads On Holiday

How many do you recognise?

1 Getting to the airport ridiculously early

“The M25 will be a nightmare if we leave it”

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2 On the journey, reading out loud all the signs he sees

“10 miles to the services”

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3 Being amazed that you can get the same things abroad that you can get in the UK

“These are Walkers. They call them ‘Lays’! But they’re Walkers!”

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4 Buying and wearing a holiday souvenir t-shirt or hat

Suns out, hats out.

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5 Filming very long videos of unremarkable things – and commentating all the way through

“And this is the muster point”

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6 Warning you to stay away from the local dogs and cats – “they’ve got rabies”

All continental dogs are crazy.

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7 Asking the family “Do you fancy an ice cream?”. Then asking Mum for some money.

“Mint choc chip for me”

8 Analysing the local restaurant’s menu in detail – then asking the waiter about the specials

“Senor!”

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9 Speaking English in a slight foreign accent and making up his own complex sign language

“Scu–zay me! Avez you the direcionnes to the beach. Bee–ach!” *makes sea wave motion with hands*

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10 Striding to the pool in embarrassing swimwear

This is why BHS is going bust – he hasn’t been back since buying these in 2002.

swimwear

11 Attempting to build over-ambitious sandcastles

“10 miles to the services”

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12 Falling asleep somewhere random in the middle of the day

“10 miles to the services”

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13 Obsessing over the local cash machine charges

“10 miles to the services”

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14 Protecting the family assets – passports, currency – in his money belt

“10 miles to the services”

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15 At some point announcing “It’s too hot”

“10 miles to the services”

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H/T: BuzzFeed

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