THE FIRST ITEM LISTED UNDER "POPULAR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS" ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S WEBSITE
"I will clean up my toys."
THE FIRST ITEM LISTED UNDER A COMPILATION OF SUGGESTED RESOLUTIONS FOR PRESCHOOLERS, PUT TOGETHER BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
"Don't talk about clothes."
THE FIRST ITEM LISTED BY NEW YORK TIMES COLUMNIST PAUL KRUGMAN IN A 2003 NEW YEAR'S EVE COLUMN WHICH IDENTIFIED RESOLUTIONS JOURNALISTS COVERING POLITICS SHOULD MAKE
"As YouTube attests, Hillary didn't care about style as first lady; she was too busy trying to get in on Bill's substance. She showed off a long parade of unflattering outfits and unnervingly changing hairdos."
THE NEW YORK TIMES'S MAUREEN DOWD, IN A JAN. 31, 2007 COLUMN