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!

 

1. Your last name ends in a vowel.  

     A,E, I, O, U

Do you know anybody with one of these last names?

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2. You can’t have a conversation without using hand gestures.

The classic #italianproblem 🤙🏼🤦🏻‍♂️🇮🇹

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3. You know when you say goodbye it’s going to be a few more hours…

How long does it take your family to say goodbye? 😂

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4. Waking up to the smell of garlic and basil is normal to you.

What are we eating? 👀

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5. You know what “agita” is and you don’t want to be someone who gives people it!

Who gives you Agita? 😝 Tag them 👇🏼👇🏼

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6. You have an uncle Joe, Frank, Jimmy or Anthony. 

How many you got? #ItalianAmerican 🇺🇸🇮🇹

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7. You leave the house with the light on instead of turning it off.

8. You’re not afraid to mangia!

Tag a girl who can eat 🍝 #italiangirls

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9. You know that Sundays are for sugo!

10. Nutella is a staple item in your home. 

#nutella

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11. According to your Nonna, you’re never allowed to be full or dieting, and if you ever tell you’re Nonna that you’re full she gets offended. 

# 1 way to piss off Nonna 👵🏼

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12. You know what wooden spoons are for, and you’ve most likely become an expert at dodging shoes and slippers.

😟😫

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13. Your Italian horn gets mistaken for a pepper regularly… 

These medigans will just never understand… #italianproblems

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14. Your Nonno loves his garden more than anything in the world.

Who remembers when Artie Buco got angry at the rabbit in #thesopranos? 😂

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15. You celebrate Christmas on December 24th. 

Who celebrates today? 😂 #ItalianChristmas #BuonNatale

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16. Your Nonna doesn’t stop to sit and eat because she’s too busy serving everyone else!

Selfie 😍 #nonna #ZiaMichelina #Ma #siciliana

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17. If something bad has happened, it must be the malocchio!

18 There’s plastic on your Nonna’s couch. 

That explains the plastic 🤣🤣🤣

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19. You value respect.

Who is old school? 💯

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20. You call your mother…

“MA!

21. You dunk your bread in gravy.

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22. You know that it isn’t a wedding without sugared almonds. 

🙄

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23. You only have two volumes: Loud and LOUDER. 

People don’t understand the difference 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♂️

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24. When you start to see the Panettone come out, you know it’s Christmas time!

25. You started drinking wine at age 10, most likely mixed with 7 Up!

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26. You or someone in your family bites their hand when angry.

Translate this … 😬🏃‍♂️ 📷 @zia_michelina #italianemoji

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27. People look at you like you’re crazy for pronouncing mozzarella and ricotta correctly. 

#italianproblems

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28. Your parents are protective.

Whose parents don't let them sleep over? #hcitalians

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29. You ate this as a child. 

Who grew up eating Pastina? Double tap 🇮🇹🇮🇹

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29. YOU’RE PROUD TO BE ITALIAN!

🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹

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