7. Eating sunflower seeds
By now, you’ve probably committed the entire 10-second maneuver to muscle memory: Pour a few of these salty snacks into your palm, shake ’em in your fist like Dame Dash in a dice game, pop a couple in your mouth, liberate the seeds, and let the shells fly and land where they may.
6. Opening a fire hydrant
All it takes is the crank of a wrench to convert a city street into a water park.
5. Calling out from work
4. The almighty fish fry
Catfish reigns supreme in this cultural staple with slavery-era roots. There’s no better way to end the season. (See also: crawfish boils, soft-shell crab feasts.)
3. Playing dominoes
2. Family reunions
Don’t fill up on too many burgers or barbecue ribs — the itis won’t serve you well when it’s time to break out the Wobble, Cupid Shuffle, or (of course) the Electric Slide, alongside a yard full of third cousins whose names you’ve already forgotten.
1. White parties
The only festivity where drip is equally encouraged and despised. Long live Andre Harrell!