Me: Dad, i did good in school :D Dad:Ha? Not good enap go tu room amd studi hAda! Why not you be laka de casin? Be good in skoo. Do good all youre dream cam true Me:thats what she said… Dad:Wha you say? Who she? Your gurprend? Is she de Agily gurl? Me: No (trying to contain myself) Dad:Why you look at wall looke me in face? Why you lap?
on picking a correge: me: well, nyu is definitely a winner…i think it’s my first choice. mom: WHAT?! NYU?? what about bo-ke-le?? i mean, your life. you have choice. we financially support you if you go to bo-ke-le but you are completely on own for nyu – so you still have choice. me: … – ___ -
Dad “Many of girls grow up earlier (it means older) about 3 – 5 years than boys and it not a better choice for boy to find a same age or oldr female as his partner acoording to Chinese FengShui’s balance” Translation: Dad does not approve of my GF
Everytime myimmigrantparents come back from the motherland, their suitcases are filled with 5000 boxes of green tea, 400 kg of ginseing, pirated DVD’s , and even pirated SAT prep books……..Somehow, they manage to get everything through customs.
Upon returning from the grocery store, I put the bags on the ground to get my house keys out. Mom: Don’t put the food on the floor! Dirty! Me: They are in PLASTICBAGS! Mom: Germs can get through. Me: No, they really can’t. Mom: Still. Dirty.