1. "Keep your nose clean and don't do anything you wouldn't want published in a newspaper"
    going to school in DC and having interest in politics, I've gotten the same thing from my dad and grandma many times. I appreciate the sentiment, but #1. I generally ignore it and do lots of things that I wouldn't want published and #2. Newspapers will probably be obsolete by the time I'm old enough for stakes to get high (I'm secretly v sad about this)
  2. Don't wear beige
    I get this