"Well, we gave up on those chopsticks pretty quickly didn't we?"
Tags:untensil, utensils, cutlery, fork, forks, chopstick, chopsticks, chinese food, japanese food, asian food, thai food, vietnamese food, eastern culture, customs, tradition, assimilate, assimilation, assimilating, when in rome, telephone, telephones, giving up, trends, trendy, culture clash, hand coordination, xenophobia
"Why didn't you bring a cardigan or lightweight jacket?"
Tags:cardigan, cardigans, fashion, fashions, clothes, clothing, luggage, suitcase, suit case, pack, packed, packing, travel, travelling, travelling light, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, tourism, airport, airports, airport security, security, tsa, customs, customs official, officials, bureaucracy, just following the rules, following the rules, nosy, nosiness, search, searching, mess, messy, comment, judging, judging, secure, secured, underpack, overpack, under packed, over packed, under prepare, under prepared, over prepare, over prepared, be prepared, preparation, planning, planned, plan ahead, plan
"Yeah, but it doesn't smell like a bomb!"
Tags:airport, airports, airport security, security, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, safety, bomb, bombs, sniffer dog, sniffer dogs, security dog, security dogs, bomb dog, bomb dogs, luggage, baggage, border control, customs, officer, officers, screening officer, screening officers, screening, security screening, scan, scanning, scanner, protect, protection, dog handler, dog handlers, explosive, explosives, ineffective, useless, incompetent, air travel, transportation, flying, tsa, tsa agent, agent, tsa officer, transportation security officer, transportation security administration, homeland security, department of homeland security, screening equipment, bomb detection, canine, canines, terror, terrorism
"I'm not beached. I just don't swim on Saturdays."
Tags:sabbath, the sabbath, shabbat, rest, rests, resting, orthodox, tradition, traditional, orthodox jew, whale, whales, beach, beached, beaches, beached whale, hasidic, hasidic jew, jewish, hasidic jews, custom, customs, religion, religions, religious, judaism, saturday, fish, fishes, ocean, oceans, sea, seas, play on words, word play, shpasik, jtoons
"That's an interesting question, Clint. I don't know if my gun rack is an authentic regionalism or just a macho affectation."
Tags:question, questions, questioning, philosophy, philosopher, philosophic, guns, gun, weapon, weapons, gun rack, gun racks, authenticity, authentic, genuine, machismo, masculine, masculinity, toxic masculinity, conversations between men, affect, affectation, affectations, poser, posing, imposter, imposters, custom, customs, cultural norm, cultural norms, stereotype, stereotypes, maleness, manhood, region, regions, regional custom, regional customs, conform, conformity
"Did you leave your bag unattended or trade your cow for magic beans?"
Tags:airport, airports, airport security, nothing to declare, contraband, contraband items, aeroplane, aeroplanes, aiplane, airplanes, travel, travelling, travellers, customs, border control, border protection, jack and the beanstalk, giant beanstalk, jack and the giant beanstalk, jack and the magic beanstalk, fairy tale, fairy tales, unattended luggage, unattended bag, unattended bags, unattended baggage, luggage, bag, bags, bagg, security guard, security guards, age, hold luggage, cabin luggage, law enforcement, law enforcer, federal law enforcement, illegal item, illegal items, smuggling, smuggler, accident, accidental, mistake, biologicals, banned biologicals, agricultural permit, agricultural permits
Suddenly a delightful Continental custom is sweeping America!
Tags:europe, european, farmer, farmers, farming, oxen, ox, rural, rural area, rural areas, hipster, hipsters, street scene, street scenes, custom, customs, cart, carts, oxcart, oxcarts, farming community, farming communities, retro, retro fashion, throwback, throwbacks, trend, trends, trendy, charm, charms, charming, america, american, americans, united states
"What happens under the mistletoe stays under the mistletoe."
"You can pack this back up now."
Tags:airport, airports, airport security, security, protection, safety, luggage, baggage, customs, tsa, t.s.a., transportation security administration, department of homeland security, us customs and border protection, officer, officers, scanner, scanners, metal detector, metal detectors, detector, detectors, screening, screenings, security screening, security screening, unpacked, destroyed, packing, tourism, travel, air travel
"Any fruits or vegetables?"
Tags:religion, religious, death, after death, afterlife, heaven, heaven's gate, entrance to heaven, st. peter's gate, saint peter's gate, pearly gates, st. peter, saint peter, angel, angels, entering heaven, air travel, airport, airports, flying, traveler, travelers, traveling, travellers, travellers, travelling, passenger, passengers, customs, border control, officer, officers, safety, health, food, fresh, fruit, fruits, vegetable, vegetables, agriculture, dangerous, risky, quarantine, declaring, declare, importing, import, imports, modern life
Caribbean Airport Security
Tags:limbo, dance, dancing, dancer, dancers, danced, talent, talented, talents, airport, airports, metal detector, metal detectors, security, security guard, security guards, security screening, customs, immigration, immigrants, travel, travler, travelers, travellers, traveller, traveled, travelled, traveling, travelling, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, airport security, fly, flying, airplane, aeroplane, airplanes, aeroplanes, frequent flyer, frequent flyers, credit card, credit card miles, sky miles, flying credit, tropical, tropics, beach, beaches, island, islands
Sign at a border crossing saying "Welcome to the U.S.A. - We'll put M&M's in anything!"
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Crowd Holds Out Bowls Of Water For Sled Dogs Running Marathon
Tags:sled, sledding, sleds, sled dog, dog, dogs, working dog, working dogs, mush, mush mush, husky, huskies, malamute, malamutes, regions, region, regional, regional customs, custom, customs, weather, winter, wintry, snow, snowing, transport, alternative, alternatives, traditional, traditionally, pet, pets, running, run, runner, runners, race, races, racing, marathon, marathons, sport, sports
Sled Dogs Instead Of City Bikes
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Customs at the L.A. Airport
Tags:tourists, regional, travel, psychology, anger, stress, customs, la, l.a., los angeles, lax, california, californian, californians, east coast, new yorker, new age, skeptic, skeptics, skeptical, skepticism, past life, past lives, crystal, crystals, aromatherapy, flake, flakes, flaky, cliche, cliches
"It's one of our local customs—the annual blessing of the lawnmowers."
Tags:blessing, blessed, blessings, annual blessing, blessing of the bikes, the blessing of the bikes, annual, tradition, traditions, traditional, parody, parodies, lawnmower, lawnmowers, lawn mower, lawn mowers, lawn, lawns, parade, parades, priest, priests, custom, customs, motorbikes, bike, bicycle, bicycles
"I need a vacation. Everything is starting to smell like a bomb to me."
Tags:vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, airport, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, pilot, pilots, stewards, steward, security, customs, luggage, airport police, police, police officer, police officers, cop, cops, guard dog, guard dogs, drug dog, drug dogs, canine unit, dog, dogs, bomb, bombs, terrorism, terrorists, getaway, work, working, job, jobs, career, careers
"I'm not talking about your Abominable Snowman, mister—I'm talking about that diamond tiara!"
Tags:abominable snowman, yeti, yetis, bigfoot, smuggle, smuggles, smuggling, smuggler, smugglers, tiara, tiaras, diamond, diamonds, jewel, jewels, jewelry, jewellery, airport, airports, airport security, customs, customs officer, customs officers, u.s. customs, suspicious, suspiciousness, profile, profiles, profiling, valuable, valuables, crown, crowns
"It's marzipan pigs."
Tags:customs, border agent, border agents, marzipan, pig, pigs, drug, smuggle, smuggles, smuggling, smuggler, smugglers, candy, candies, sweets, drug enforcement, drug-sniffing, dog, dogs, k-9, k-9s, law enforcement, law enforcer, law enforcers, suspicious, suspicious package, suspicious packages, airport, airports, internation flight, international flights, banned item, banned items, banned goods
"I love the way you hide profits where only I can see them."
Tags:tax, paying tax, taxes, paying taxes, tax avoidance, white collar crime, white collar criminal, white collar criminals, white-collar crime, white collar crimes, white-collar crimes, white-collar criminal, white-collar criminals, hide profit, hide profits, hiding profit, hiding profits, tax dodge, tax dodging, tax dodger, tax dodgers, accountant, accounting, accountants, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business manager, corrupt, corruption, tax liability, hmrc, customs, irs, internal revenue service, revenue and customs, tax office, tax man, tax men, profit, profits
A sniffer bear locates smuggled honey at an airport
Last Customs Post Before the Border
Tags:border crossing, border crossings, customs, customs official, customs officials, customs post, customs posts, customs check, customs checks, border control, border controls, border, borders, northern ireland, irish border, northern irish border, brexit, brexit negotiations, irish backstop, brexit deal
Tags:irish border, uk irish border, border negotiations, border, borders, land border, land borders, national border, national boarders, brexit, brexit negotiations, roundabout, roundabouts, road to nowhere, uk politics, politics, europe, european union, customs, customs checks, hard border, soft border, no border, #noborder
"It may be an old world custom, but, like my father, I also enjoy a little piece of cheese with my breakfast."