Chip off the old block, or maybe my shoulder | Moment's Notice
Last updated 2/18/2018 at Noon
A chip off the old block is someone who derives from the source, while a chip on your shoulder means holding on to a grievance that readily provokes dispute.
Growing up in certain cities and places definitely influences who we become; we are all derived from our source(s). The people who love us, the places we go, the lives we see.
I have always claimed the strength and attitude that comes with growing up in the city of Philadelphia, and perhaps also the grievances of a city generally underappreciated for its well, everything.
Not only is it home to the cheese steak (only taste right...