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20 Signs You Grew Up In A Russian Home

20 Signs You Grew Up In A Russian Home

If you grew up in a Russian home, these 20 signs will ring true. Being a Russian-American has you exposed you to interesting stories. Thanks Russian parents

As a child who has former Russian USSR parents, growing up you hear a lot of interesting things. Here are 20 signs only Russian-Americans will understand if you grew up in a Russian home.

1. Costco Is Life.

The whitefish salad at Costco is essentially over a third of Costco’s business. Definitely comes from us Russians. Your dad refuses to eat much else for any meal.

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2. Your Babyshka Crushed On Kirkorov.

3. Your Mom Makes Your Friends Wear A Tapochki.

4. Rugs Belong On The Wall, Not Floor!

5. The Endless Calls From Relatives Every B-day Wising You Shaste And Uspech.

6. All Childhoods Were The Same Regardless Of Gender.

Piano, swimming, ballet, gymnastics, and tennis lessons were apart of the agenda.

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7. Recipes.

Smetana in soup with boiled potatoes and mayonnaise in everything. You never realized American families didn’t cook this way until you went over to your friends’ houses.

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8. TV Shows.

You grew up watching sovetskii multiki like doctor aybolut, chipolino, and bremenskiya muzikanti

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9. Never Knowing What The Word Cheburashka.

A koala bear? We don’t know but he/she is adorable!

10. Being Able To Spot A Russian A Mile Away.

You don’t know what it is, but just their way of walking and even laughing is so distinctive.

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11. You Grew Up With Volk and Zaetz, Not Tom And Jerry.

12. Any Cold You Got Was From Not Wearing A Hat.

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13. Going Outside With Wet Hair … Leading Cause Of Death.

14. Superstition.

You never thought you were superstitious until you went to college and someone whistled indoors and your heart stopped.

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15. Forget UNO And Go Fish!

Durak will forever be your favorite card game.

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16. Tea.

As a child you had more tea than water.

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17. Crystal Chalices.

You don’t have wine glasses at your house, but massive crystal chalices from the old country.

18. The Soviet Union.

Every time a friend comes over, dinner conversation inevitably turns into life in the Soviet Union.

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19. Caviar And Blinchiki. 

Every morning!

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20. Deyn Pobedi And Novii God

They were obviously your favorite holidays!

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