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AFANABOLA – Italian American Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B.

AFANABOLA * Italian American Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B. Actually means Go to Naples or Vai Napoli   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. When someone was upset with someone or something they would exclaim with frustration Va Napoli or as it sometimes sounds…. “A Fanabola” LOL * If […]

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“MenzaMenz” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.

“MenzaMenz” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. When someone would ask  “How are you?”. The answer would many times be Mezza Mezz which would translate into half and half or more or less.  LOL Mezza means half  * If you grew up […]

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“Gidrul” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.

“Gidrul” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. When someone would act particularly dumb or dopey he would be called a Gidrul (Cetriolo in Grammatica Italiano).  LOL Cetriolo or Gidrul in Slang is a Common expression among old world Italians. Actually it means […]

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Italian Slang Word of the Day – “STUNOD” w/ Stevie B

Italian Slang Word of the Day “STUNOD” with Stevie B *   In this short segment Stevie focuses on the phrase “STUNOD” (Stonato in Italian, Stunato in Napolitano, Stunatu in Siciliano) or just plain STUPID, CRAZY or OUT OF TOUCH!  If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / […]

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“MANNAGGIA” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.

“MANNAGGIA” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. When something happened that would demand a response of frustration for example I would hear the exclamation “MANNAGGIA”…!   I still find myself saying this all the time even today LOL * If you grew up […]

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“Basanacol..!” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.

“Basanacol..!” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. Mom would say Frankie… don’t forget the Basanacol’ – Basilico in grammatica Italiano.  * If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. didn’t matter […]

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“Maddone..!” – Italian Slang Word of the Day w/ Stevie B.

“Maddone..!” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. It is said as an exclamation or to express surprise such as Madonn’ is that expensive or Madonn’ this is a long drive or Madonn’ when a particlarly good looking girl would walk by. LOL […]

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Italian Slang Word of the Day – “Chooch” with Stevie B Copy Copy

Italian Slang Word of the Day “Chooch” with Stevie B *   In this short segment Stevie focuses on the word ”’ Chooch or Donkey. Gottaà Laugh… If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. didn’t matter if you were first, second or third […]

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Italian Slang Word of the Day – “Agita” w/ Stevie B

Italian Slang Word of the Day “Agita” with Stevie B *   In this short segment Stevie focuses on the word ” Agita ” or Acido as in Upset Stomach.  If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. didn’t matter if you were first, […]

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Italian Slang Word of the Day – “STATAGITT” w/ Stevie B

Italian Slang Word of the Day “STATAGITT” with Stevie B *   In this short segment Stevie focuses on the phrase “STATAGITT” (Stai te zitto) or SHUT UP?  If you grew up in an Italian American or for that matter any Italian / English speaking Immigrant family…. didn’t matter if you were first, second or […]

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