You KNOW you’re IRANIAN when :
Your refer to your dad’s friends as Uncle…
You have an endless supply of pistachios, dates,and pumpkinseeds…
After a family meal, the women fight to the death
over who should wash the dishes while the men sit on
their behinds and discuss politics, waiting for
Your parents want you to become a doctor or
You use your forehead and eyebrows to point
Your mother yells at the top of her lungs to call
you to dinner even if you’re in the next room….
You have at least thirty cousins. …
You arrive one or two hours late to a party and
think it’s normal.
You are standing next to the largest suitcases at
You talk for an hour at the front door when
leaving someone’s house….
You say bye 17 times on the phone. …
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.
Your mother does everything for you if you are
You do all the housework and cooking if you are
You still came back home to live with your
parents after you graduate…
(What else can you add to this list?)