06/23/2014 04:13 pm ET Updated Jun 23, 2014

5 Pieces Of Advice Your Dad Gave You (That Are Total B.S.)

I've always been an advocate for talking with our elders because they've seen some shit and can be excellent warning devices for those of us who are willing to listen. However, there comes a point where generation gaps render certain advice useless, like "Never lend your good horse to a drunken pilgrim." But still they spout it off as if the world hasn't moved an inch since they were kids, leaving us to nod along while thinking, "What the hell are you rambling about? I wonder if he'll notice if I just get up and walk away mid-sentence. Because if not, I may have to resort to stabbing." Some of the worst offenders are ...