A Christmas Story is not only a brilliant movie, but it also has timeless advice!
Like be careful with a BB gun or you might shoot your eye out!
But, the most essential piece of knowledge it dropped was to never stick your tongue to a pole when the weather is freezing.
However, an Easthampton, Massachusetts middle school student was either not aware of this cardinal rule or he was trying to copy that famous scene as he had to be rescued by firefighters last Wednesday around 8am after his tongue got stuck to a pole!
Luckily the child AND his tongue are in good shape!
Here's what fire chief David Mottor said: