If you're Italian, you probably have learned how to dodge slippers and shoes from angry moms and Nonnas. You probably offer food to everyone out of habit too. Here are 11 things that every Italian has down to a T!
ing Italian is not just an ethnicity, it's an entire way of life. If you grew up in an Italian household, you likely experienced things that are very unique. For example, you and your cousins most likely sat at the "kid's table" during family dinners. You were allowed to drink wine at a young age and often times it was mixed with 7 Up. All of these memories are part of your Italian-American culture and they should be cherished and reflected on! Take a trip down memory lane and read these 20 signs that you grew up in an Italian household!
Being Italian can come with different traditions, family values, and oddities than most people are used to seeing. Because of this, some of your friends may get confused by what they see. Here are some struggles of being the only Italian in your friend group!
When thinking of sports played and watched by Italians, it is usually soccer that springs to mind. However, Italians love to participate in or watch many different sports. Regardless of what their favorite sport is or which team they support, the Italians are very passionate and enthusiastic players and fans. Here are the top ten sports enjoyed by Italians.
For most Italians, the family is very important. At the heart of every Italian family is the mother. Italian Mammas are well-known for being nurturing and are often very protective of their children, even when their children reach adulthood. Anyone who has grown up in an Italian household will have heard their mother spouting the same clichés repeatedly while they were growing up. Recognize any of these phrases?
People tend to apply stereotypes to any culture or country. In most instances, these stereotypes are either incorrect or only apply to a minority group of people. Here are some of the most common stereotypes applied to Italy and the Italian people.
From the smell of garlic in the morning, to wearing an Italian horn, to dodging slippers, you are not alone. This just means you grew up in an Italian-American household! Here are 30 signs that you and all Italians can relate to!
A nice video talking about how it is to grow up Italian. Should bring back some memories!