2.Everything you eat is savored in garlic and onions.
3.You are standing next to the two largest suitcases at the airport.
4.You arrive one or two hours late to a party - and think its normal.
5.All your children have nick names, which sound nowhere close to their real names.
6.You talk for an hour at the front door when leaving someone's house.
7.Your mom tells you you're too skinny even though your 30 pounds overweight.
8.Your house is full of medicine from your old country and it's probably all illegal here.
9.You and your friends have been kicked out of a restaurant or recreational park for being too loud or rowdy.
10.You dont know how to use a dishwasher b/c u are the dishwasher.
11.You have a vinyl tablecloth on your kitchen table.
12.You use grocery bags to hold garbage.
13.Your dad has butchered a pig or lamb.
14.You don't use measuring cups when cooking.
15.If you don't live at home, when your parents call, they ask if you've eaten, even if it's midnight.
16.Your parents don't realize phone connections to foreign countries have improved in the last two decades, and still scream at
the top of their lungs when making foreign calls.
17. It's "normal" if your wedding has 600 people.
18.Your 15 year old sister can out-drink any American guy.
19.You drive a nicer car than your parents.
20.Your dad carries around enough money to buy a car.
21.You have all brand new appliances in your kitchen but your mom cooks in the basement with the stove from your old house.
22.Your parents have gone on vacation ONCE and it was to your home country.
23.You base your whole life on the fortune in your coffee cup
24.Your parents still prefer to buy cassettes instead of CDs.
25.You're actually nodding and laughing at most of these things
26.You 're a proud Eastern European and pass this on to your European friends.
27. your non-english speaking grandmother gives a shocked looked when you say 'pizza'
28. you wear french connection and other designer clothing when going to work out
29. you carry liquor back here from your country in plastic sprite bottles under tons of clothing in the suitcase
30. You have 17 consonants and 2 vowels in your last name