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

“MALOCCHIO” Italian Slang Word of the Day with Stevie B.   Growin’ up I heard this over and over again. When someone would want to put a curse on another person they would give them the Evil Eye or Il Malocchio  LOL Malocchio means Evil Eye * If you grew up in an Italian American […]

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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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Sebastian Maniscalco “Chipotle” Very Funny

Sebastian Maniscalco “Chipotle” Very Funny *   If you have ever been to Chipotle you will connect. This is Very Funny Sebastian Maniscalco was born in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois to Italian immigrants. His father is Sicilian.    After moving to Los Angeles in 1998, Sebastian Maniscalco began his career performing at open mics […]

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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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Sebastian Maniscalco – Don’t Eat Our Tomatoes – Anti Freeze Bologna

Sebastian Maniscalco DON’T EAT OUR TOMATOES! Anti – Freeze Bologna *   This one about the garden reminds me of my family. Same situation. Very Funny Sebastian Maniscalco was born in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights, Illinois to Italian immigrants. His father is Sicilian.    After moving to Los Angeles in 1998, Sebastian Maniscalco began his […]

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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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