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I Am Italian (calabrian)

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    Italian And Proud. Or Is That " Italian American "? Lol

    My grandfather and Mother came from Venice, My grandfather was one of the last peddlers in Mississippi. He was 98 when he died. He was 16 when he came from Venice, the ship he came here on was sunk 3 months after he arrived in the USA, by a U boat. I have all his papers here...
    romantch65 romantch65 56-60, M Jul 11, 2012

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    Italian And Greek

    I am actually (and correct me if im wrong on the spelling) celebrese and Brutese Italian..and Greek...My mother is Italian and my father is Greek..I wish to learn more bout my heretiges but i come from a broken family and have pretty much raised myself..i live with my aunt and...
    GreekItalianQT GreekItalianQT 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    Paternal Heritage

    My dad was 15 when he left Italy, and travelled on a ship to Australia.  He turned 16 and was not with his family. He arrived here, and stayed with an Australian family, who taught him to speak English. His family arrive some years later. He is and was a hard working man...
    rya rya 46-50 1 Response Sep 13, 2008

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    My Mother Is Italian-american (of Calabrese Descent)

    My mother's grandparents emigrated to the United States from Calabria in the early twentieth century. Her maternal grandfather was sent on a boat as small child to the US without being accompanied by parents, and we unfortunately don't know much about his history. My mother...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Mar 19, 2013

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    My great-grandmother migrated from the

    farm/village life of Southern Italy to the city/suburb life in New York through Ellis Island in 1922. She didn't know a word of English, only broken Italian. She made it through to New York by claiming she forgot her glasses--luckily there was a bilingual young man nearby to...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    I Love Being Italian

     My family is from Calabria and Napoli, the more southern part of italy. I am very proud of my heritage and have been raised to incorporate numerous italian traditions, language, and "ways of life" into my everyday American lifestyle. This is actualy extremely difficult to...
    BEXX07 BEXX07 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 4, 2010

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    I'm Only Half Italian!!!

    i am only half italian...my other half is egyptain...i am not calabrian but on my italian side i and 3/4's nablidan and 1/4 sicilian...out of both my nationalities, i have picked up the "italian lifestyle" as well as traditions. Growing up i have been exposed to this...
    illburdistraction illburdistraction 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2007

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    Bottom Of The Boot

    I am a little more than 25% Italian!!!But I look very It. my father is 1/2 and my grandmother on my fathers side came here right before she had him.I've been to Italy a few times and I loved it. It food esp. Southern It. cusine is awesome..It's so varied and romantic....I...
    TruthHurtsDontIt TruthHurtsDontIt 22-25 1 Response Sep 28, 2010

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    I'll Make You a Drink You Can't Refuse

    my father is scotch and my mom italian........
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Not necessarily easy for us (my family) to admit the truth about our heritage. My mom recently discovered that she was in fact half Italian (calabrian, actually). Lots of family...
    PrincessOfPisces PrincessOfPisces 22-25, F Mar 26

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    Finding the right location or restaurant to host your rehearsal dinner is almost as important as finding the perfect wedding venue. The rehearsal dinner is a time to get a little...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 13

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    Italian is by far my favourite cuisine. I'd really like to go to Italy to try the real thing. My grandmother was Sicilian so I'm quite interested in Sicilian cuisine but all...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M Apr 8

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    people always think I'm Hispanic or mixed lol but I'm italian so I don't know
    bonyknees bonyknees 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Italian men are so hot. They're like....the best creations in the world. Mmm Mmm mmmm.
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Im actually a mix of Italian, but the best thing about them is how they talk and their eyes when they stare into yours. <3 Aye Papi.
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 1 Response Apr 5

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    Japanese italian XD it was my present for surviving a long hard day. i went to next city for volunteer job. it was amazing.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have Italian nationality as well as Mexican and I am moving to Rome in a year or more... I cannottttt find apartments that aren't singola or doppia! I want an Intero apartemento...
    Mariferb86 Mariferb86 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm a quarter Italian on my dad's side. Unfortunately, I can't speak much of the language and have never had the opportunity to visit Italy :( Hopefully I will in the near future...
    CockyLP CockyLP 16-17, M Apr 9

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    I remember when I was in Poland for work, I was at the resteraunt of the hotel, I was outside smoking a cigarette after dinner, there were two men and came there and told me (in...
    MrZenigata MrZenigata 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 14

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    If anyone wanted to learn italian, just send me a message.
    herkeed herkeed 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    So there's an app called Duolingo that has Italian lessons, as well as a bunch of other languages, and it's free. you can also go online to the website of your phone doesn't...
    AdrienneMorrisa AdrienneMorrisa 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    Crescia ~ Umbrian Easter Cheese Bread Yield: Makes Two LoavesPrep Time: 20 mins + 2 hrs rising timeCook Time: 45 mins Ingredients: 1 3/4 Cup Warm Water 1 Tablespoon Active Dry...
    ikarussz ikarussz 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Living in Umbria six months a year, we are only a short drive from Venice, and in fact it takes us just about four and a half hours from our farmhouse to the parking garage in...
    ikarussz ikarussz 31-35, M Apr 12

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    They're so good looking!😍😍😍
    ivysmith0160 ivysmith0160 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    ... but I gotta say something to all of you...Dear Switzerland, dear Swiss folksFirst of all, I love you. I grew up here. Even if I wasn’t born here, I can’t help but...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Dear Switzerland, dear Swiss folksFirst of all, I love you. I grew up here. Even if I wasn’t born here, I can’t help but love you. Despite your occasional quirkiness...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F Apr 9

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    Getting ready to host a large meal? Delicious, authentic Italian food goes great with every gathering! From family reunions and football parties to birthdays, baby showers and...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 13

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    Parlemi di te--- Francoise Hardy is a lot like Nat King Cole was before her in that she can speak and sing in a number of languages-It 's a charm Nat had- or one that she...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Apr 7

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    Everyone loves a good game! This year, why not trade soggy nachos and messy Buffalo wings for delicious, authentic Italian food? With our catering and carry out pan options...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 13

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    A fantastic, filling Italian meal… that’s amore! Celebrate the season of romance with Buca di Beppo! Try Buca for date night – or bring home the love! Next date night (or...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 13

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    We consider the smallest victories cause to celebrate so you can imagine our excitement when an actual holiday rolls around – especially a holiday as important as Easter...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 14

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    We love birthdays! At Buca di Beppo, our only rules for celebrating birthdays are as follows… Someone must sing “Happy Birthday.” All laughter must be loud. Calorie intake...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 14

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    This was one of the questions in a 100-question survey I started to answer earlier today. I put I think four favorite candies when it asked for all the food I like. I answered only...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    I was one the bus minutes ago here in Italy. there are tons of tourists here because of the big catholic feasts. many speak only english. I speak both English and Italian well...
    cyrax111 cyrax111 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    The Internet is a dangerous place. Give your email address to the wrong company and – BAM – your inbox suddenly receives a daily onslaught of “special offers” and...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 14

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    A lot of people think teachers have it easy because they get a couple of months off each year in the summer. In reality, most teachers work far more than 40 hours a week during the...
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    1. What is your favorite candle sent? • Some sort of berry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? • Drew Barrymore 3. What male celebrity do you wish was...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F Mar 26

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    Everyone of yall should know that "What are you?" question. I'm mixed with so many things I hate telling people. I always say I'm either white or asian or Eurasian. When ppl first...
    Livcoxox Livcoxox 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 30

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    Filling out these surveys is helping me not think about the bullies of my yesteryears. :) Name five latest favorite songs: 1. Fight Song by Rachel Platten 2. Feel The Light by...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F Apr 6

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    I love to cook. Oh my goodness! :) I use the microwave, hot water from the sink faucet or the NU Wave Cooker that I call a portable stove since it's shaped like a big stove burner...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    We all know the phrase, “something borrowed something Buca.” Isn’t that how it goes? If not, it should be. Buca di Beppo restaurants are ideal bridal shower venues and our...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 13

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    Whether you’re hosting a small graduation party for the family or a no-holds barred graduation party for all the gang, our special tables and private banquet rooms let you...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M Apr 14

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