1. No pit bulls -- female yellow or chocolate labs, but not black 2. It is now acceptably manly to wear a helmet while cycling
3. A t-shirt is okay while napping, but not pants
4. Pizza only from Giovanni's
5. Fender basses
6. It is appropriate to greet white half-Irish baby son with the phrase, "What's up, Ne-gro?"
7. Don't come crying to me
8. Fresh herbs -- always
9. Wife must be dissuaded from wanting a black car because she will not wash it more than twice a year and it will look like shit