Growing Up Italian
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From: michelina Viscusi
Date: 28 Dec 2001
Remote Name: 220.127.116.11
here are a few great ways to tell if you are really italian : if u like them or have more email me at: email@example.com
You know you're Italian when.. You're 5'4", can bench press 325 pounds, shave twice a day, but you still cry when your mother yells at you. Your father owns 5 houses, has $300,000 in the bank, but still drives a 76 Monte Carlo. You share a bathroom with your 5 brothers, have no money, but drive a $45,000 Camaro or Firebird. Your mechanic, plumber, electrician, accountant and travel agent are all blood relatives. You consider dunking a cannoli in an espresso a nutritious breakfast. Your 2 best friends are your cousin and your brother-in-law's brother-in-law. At least 5 of your cousins live on your street. All 5 of those cousins are named after your grandfather. A high school diploma and 1 year of Nassau Community College has earned you the title of "professor" among your aunts. You are on a first name basis with at least 8 banquet hall owners. If someone in your family grows beyond 5'6", it is presumed his mother had an affair. There were more than 28 people in your bridal party. You netted more than $50,000 on your first communion. 30 years after immigrating, your parents still say "Pronto" when answering the phone. You have ever been in a fight defending Sly Stallone's thespian greatness. Somewhere on your parents' property, there is a bathtub Madonna. You build your house with 3 materials.... brick, brick and wrought iron. You have at least one sister that went to Beauty School. It is impossible for you to talk with your hands in your pockets. Have been to a funeral where talk of the deceased is, "He shoulda kept his big yap shut."