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12 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT ME
I grind my teeth.

My parents called me Lisa until I was 5 years old.

My fingernails are really strong.

I'm an alto.

I can type 90 words a minute, approximately.

I'm left-handed.

Bug legs give me the heebie-jeebies.

I'm a Monday's child.

I've moved 29 times in my life...so far.

I didn't get my first driver's license until after I had graduated from college.

During an average 7-day week, I eat salmon at least 4 times.

I've never been drunk.

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Did you initiate the switch to Liz or was it a younger sibling or something? When my cousin Liz was born, my aunt drilled it into us that she was Elizabeth, and we should call her Elizabeth and never Liz, Lizzy, Lisa, Beth, Betsy, etc. Then her younger siblings were born and the youngest couldn't say Elizabeth.

I didn't get my license until after college either. Our move halfway through high school kind of upended the usual progression of things and then our cars were constantly breaking down so there wasn't any opportunity for practice. Once I was at college, I didn't need a car and it isn't like there would have been one I could have driven anyway.

Edited at 2016-09-14 06:38 pm (UTC)

It was my own initiative on my part...I came home from the first day of Kindergarten and announced I didn't want to be Lisa because there were 5 Lisa's in my class. I have a cousin, also named Elizabeth, who is a 1.5 years older than I am, but she has always gone by Beth.

Ha! about the late driver's license. Glad I am not alone. People always seem to find that fact shocking. Much more so than the fact that I've never been drunk, haha!

My two sisters on either side of me also didn't get their licenses until after college. My older sister's circumstances were the same as mine but my younger sister really probably should have gotten hers while she was still in high school, she was always just too busy with extra curriculars to have the time for driver's ed.

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