You Know You're Arab If...

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You go to Arabic restaurants, tell the owners you're Arab, and think you're
going to get free food.

You have to constantly remind your American friends to take off their shoes when they enter your house.

You flip out when someone mistakes you for a Mexican or Indian.

You say "bolice" instead of "police".

You inherited or will inherit land in your country.

You brag about your kids even if they are bad.

Your spouse is also your first cousin.

You're fat and blame it on the kids, or you're bald and blame it on the stress.

Your aunt asks you when she can dance at your wedding.

You smoke as if it were your last day on earth...and you only smoke Marlboro.

You think its cool to dance and smoke at the same time.

You wear more cologne than deodorant.

You fight over who pays the dinner bill.

You pronounce "comfortable" cun-fort-a-bull.

You say the letter "h" like "etch."

You put olive oil in and on everything and brag about how healthy it is.

You gossip about your own family...with members of your own family.

You cook a meal that lasts 3 days.

You pity anyone who is not an Arab and think all other cultures are morally corrupt.

You have fruit trees in your backyard and when they are in season you live off them.

You don't use the word "tease" in English cause you feel weird.

Your father swears at you with words that effect himself (Ibn-Kalb).

You have 500,000,000 cousins.

Your relatives alone could populate a small city.

At weddings it takes the bride and groom 4 hours to kiss all the guests.

You "get down" from the car instead of "getting out" of it.

You have a gold necklace of your name written in Arabic.

Your middle name is your father's first name.

If you are male, you're named after your grandfather or great-grandfather.

You play cards till the break of dawn.

You can't have a meal without bread.

You never run out of bizzer.

You get offended when Americans call Arabic bread "Pita bread"

If you are an Arab woman, you dye your hair an obviously fake shade of blonde that is nonexistent in nature and swear that it's natural.

You feel proud when someone famous or a celebrity has any Arabic blood in them.

You teach your American friends Arabic words (mostly bad ones) and get happy when they use them in normal conversations.

Your Mom has a creative nickname for you like "Natoosheh," or "Tuntooneh."

You have a difficult Arabic name so you come up with an Americanized version of it like "Sam" or "Mike."

You have someone tell you your fortune through your coffee cup.

You love Um Kalthoom and if you don't, your dad makes you listen to her and tries to translate the words into English so you can appreciate her as much as he does.

Three or more relatives live in your neighborhood.
If you're a single Arab guy, you tell women you're a "successful businessman" or that you "own a successful business back home" even if you're an unemployed goat herder.

You get real happy and call the whole family to the room when there is a special or documentary on Arabs or anything Arabic related on CNN or PBS.

Your mother yells at the top of her lungs to call you to dinner even if you're in the next room.

You arrive one or two hours late to a party and think it's normal.

You are standing next to the largest suitcases at the Airport.

You talk for an hour at the front door when leaving someone's house.

You say bye 17 times on the phone.

Your parents still scream at the top of their lungs when making long distance calls.

Your relatives alone could populate a small city.

You always say "open the light" instead of "turn the light on".

You've had a shoe thrown at you by your mother.

When your parents meet strangers and talk for a few minutes, you discover they know one of your uncles back home.

Your mother does everything for you if you are male.

You do all the housework and cooking if you are female.

You refer to your dad's friends as Amoo.

You still came back home to live with your parents after you graduate.

You have an endless supply of pistachios, dates, and pumpkin seeds.

Your parents say you're becoming westernized anytime you get into trouble.

You curse at your teachers or strangers in Arabic.

You have at least thirty cousins.

Your parents want you to become a doctor or engineer.

You use your forehead and eyebrows to point something out.

Your parents drink 6 cups of tea a day.

You can spot an Arab a mile away and they have spotted you because they keep staring.

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 their tea.

Comment by Nida from United States on 2014-07-21 23:50:11
Hahahahaha this is literally the story of my life soooo funny!!
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Comment by dyana from United States on 2014-06-09 21:44:49
You know youre arab when you always have lib in your house
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Comment by Abrar from Kuwait on 2014-05-29 12:35:34
Laish خرة.net lol
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Comment by Salima from United Kingdom on 2014-04-24 12:58:00
So true and funny... Though some of it is sad
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Comment by Laila from United States on 2014-04-20 20:54:30
It's all true especially the part about cussing in Arabic. I say "kharia" at least twice a day. And the part about fighting for the bill my cousins and I actually started to tackle each other in a restaurant booth. Soooo funny.
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Comment by Amelia from United Kingdom on 2014-03-23 07:34:00
People stop getting angry its a JOKE! Hahaha unfortunately these are all true LMAO IT'S LIKE READING MY FAMILIES BIOGRAPHY OR SMTH Good job:D hahah
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Comment by nina from United States on 2014-03-22 06:11:16
Sooo funny...I always get down from the car and open the lights haha! Awesome being araby! One you forgot is we try to force feed anyone that steps into the house...super hospitable!
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Comment by ahlam from United Kingdom on 2014-03-03 01:31:05
oh my God!! 100 percent true!!am an arab and am laughing my head off!!
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Comment by Ahmed from Indonesia on 2014-02-28 09:12:14
Im half arab half imdomesia... Thats so true... And my father is always say 'ck' (slaping the tongue to the lip) instead of saying no
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Comment by nnnb from Turkey on 2014-02-15 14:25:05
"You pity anyone who is not an Arab and think all other cultures are morally corrupt."Hummmmmmmmm
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Comment by Urduni from Jordan on 2014-02-08 18:32:40
You take photos of yourself and your friends in a shopping mall. Advanced status: take photos in a supermarket.
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Comment by Urduni from Jordan on 2014-02-08 18:27:23
You wear sun glasses on the dance floor.
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Comment by Waleed Ghazal from United States on 2014-01-24 23:43:35
This is so true..I ALWAYS curse at strangers and teachers in Arabic and teach my friends Arabic curse words lol :D
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Comment by Hij from Canada on 2014-01-11 22:19:22
Lol I'm arab .. And I can admit the 95% of this is soooo true and FUNNY !!
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Comment by Nadia from United Kingdom on 2013-12-15 10:55:40
Ure a dk head
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Comment by Lina A from United States on 2013-12-08 15:52:22
Some of ya need to calm the fuck down. Am arab and I didn't take this personally they are funny and they are true. If these don't pertain to u then you are not a true arab so don't bother commenting
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Comment by kiwi from United States on 2013-12-01 17:58:40
All those getting offended is just another way to tell you're an Arab. It's a joke, calm your pita. There are jokes about every race, it's not like we are singling you out. Heck, I'm American and I laugh at racist American jokes because it's true and funny.
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Comment by dirty Dearborn from United States on 2013-11-29 17:21:53
what do you call 20 Arabs on your front lawn?................................ Saad.
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Comment by Leah from Australia on 2013-11-15 21:29:22
My god my partners egyption and it was like reading about him lol.
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Comment by samjad from United Kingdom on 2013-11-09 00:36:34
Some of it is mostly true I am fully westernized and I live in London and can speak English fluently
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Comment by shit from Qatar on 2013-08-11 06:29:06
hole
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Comment by danny from India on 2013-07-10 07:35:33
That's because the pigs are starving in an Arab's backyard,and if nothing goes well, once in a way you can even go for these 'ass' holes
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Comment by NourNaser from Narnia on 2013-06-19 22:07:48
that because we learn from American and that's mean you American do worst than Arab (eat pork) do you American know that the pigs eat her own shit (ass holes)...
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Comment by ali from New Zealand on 2013-06-16 23:37:33
Chris cross- U clearly dont know arabs then Arab is a race, not a religon the Christan arabs are the same as the muslim ones only diff is that they dont pray isha after their tea lol they get on the taaang
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Comment by Chris Cross from Jordan on 2013-06-14 08:59:13
Just for the records, most of the above apply to moslem arabs only...!
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Comment by Hiba from Canada on 2013-05-21 17:31:30
So true! Lmaooo
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Comment by Leen from Canada on 2013-05-07 13:43:03
Omg This is soo true I'm an Arab from Jordan I read everything here and it is 100 percent true <3 <3
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Comment by khadija from Ireland on 2013-04-23 09:51:15
True story man walks up to ticket warden and said why u give ticket for me? I always bark here no broblem, warden says bark wherever u want but u cans PARK here lol I cudnt stop laffing, happend just outside my local mosque, I love being Arab I'm a halfy but speak fluent
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Comment by Joe from United States on 2013-04-20 19:37:31
So true Jordan is the best
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Comment by Nayla from United States on 2013-03-30 13:01:55
YIIII OMG TOOOOO TRUE!!!
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