Thursday, November 25, 2010

Italian Friends

FRIENDS: Never ask for food.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Always bring the food.

FRIENDS: Will say 'hello'.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Will give you a big hug and a kiss.

FRIENDS: Call your parents Mr. and Mrs.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Call your parents Mom and Dad.

FRIENDS: Have never seen you cry.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Cry with you.

FRIENDS: Will eat at your dinner table and leave.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Will spend hours there, talking, laughing, and just being together.

FRIENDS: Know a few things about you.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Could write a book with direct quotes from you.

FRIENDS: Will leave you behind if that's what the crowd is doing.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Will kick the whole crowd's back-ends that left you.

FRIENDS: Will knock on your door.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Walk right in and say, 'I'm home!'

FRIENDS: Will visit you in jail
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Will spend the night in jail with you.

FRIENDS: Will visit you in the hospital when you're sick
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Will cut your grass and clean your house then come spend the night with you in the hospital.
FRIENDS: Are for a while.
ITALIAN FRIENDS: Are for life.

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