Polish kids vs. American kids
American kids: Move out when they're 18 with the full support of their parents.
Polish kids: Move out when they're 28, having saved enough money for a house,
and are two weeks away from getting married....unless there's room in the
basement for the newlyweds.
American kids: When their Mom visits them, she brings a Bundt cake, and you sip
coffee and chat.
Polish kids: When their Mom visits them, she brings 3 days worth of food,
begins to tidy up, dust, do the laundry, and rearrange the furniture.
American kids: Their dads always call before they come over to visit them, and
it's usually only on special occasions.
Polish kids: Are not at all fazed when their dads show up, unannounced, on a
Saturday morning at 8:00, and starts painting the window frames or mowing the
American kids: Always pay retail, and look in the Yellow Pages when they need
to have something done.
Polish kids: Call their dad or uncle, and ask for another dad's or uncle's
phone number to get it done...cash deal. Know what I mean??
American kids: Will come over for cake and coffee, and get only cake and
coffee. No more.
Polish kids: Will come over and get cabbage rolls, pierogi, roast chicken ,
salad, bread, fruit, cheesecake a few before, during and after dinner drinks.
American kids: Will greet you with 'Hello' or 'Hi'.
Polish kids: Will give you a big hug, a kiss on your cheek, and a pat on your
American kids: Call your parents Mr. and Mrs.
Polish kids: Call your parents Mom and Dad.
American kids: Have never seen you cry.
Polish kids: Cry with you.
American kids: Borrow your stuff for a few days and then return it.
Polish kids: Keep your stuff so long, they forget it's yours.
American kids: Will eat at your dinner table and leave.
Polish kids: Will spend hours there, talking, laughing, and just being
American kids: Know few things about you.
Polish kids: Could write a book with direct quotes from you.
American kids: Eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on soft mushy white
Polish kids: Eat kielbasa sandwiches with dill pickles on rye bread.
American kids: Will leave you behind if that's what the crowd is doing.
Polish kids: Will kick the whole crowds' ass who left you behind.
American kids: Are for a while.
Polish kids: Are for life.
American kids: Think that being Polish is cool.
Polish kids: Know that being Polish is cool.
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