1. J. R. R. Tolkien is the most popular Classic Literature & Fiction author.
2. No one can have too much Aragorn in their life.
3. Sam will always be a better best friend than your actual best friend.
5. When your siblings barge into your room you immediately scream: “YOU SHALL NOT PASS”
6. Your family is as rowdy as a family of dwarves.
7. You can imitate Sméagol perfectly.
8. You’ve always wanted to learn a foreign language, so why not Elvish.
10. You’re a closet LARPer.
11. Like Mary and Pippin you know what Breakfast, Second Breakfast, Elevenses, Luncheon, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, and Supper are.
12. Gandalf is a better wizard than Dumbledore. Yes, I did just say that.
13. Ain’t no party like a Shire Party!
By EMILY ANN SCOTT / Assistant Literature Editor