By mike - 10/07/2013 07:51 - United States

Today, I was over my grandparents' house for my grandfather's birthday. For years they would talk to each other in Italian and I could never understand them, so I started to take an online class to teach myself Italian. Now I know all they talk about is how much they hate everything about me. FML
I agree, your life sucks 64 470
You deserved it 4 496

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OhDearBetrayal 25

You should play along with it and then when the times right you should start talking in Italian. Embarrass them.

Sorry OP some families can be real assholes even to their one of their own.

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Sorry OP some families can be real assholes even to their one of their own.

Hey, I thought grandparents normally love their grandchildren more than their own kids. (That's what my Papi told me) So I gotta ask, Why do they hate the OP so much?

Idk why. But I can see OP talking like Brad Pitt from Inglorious basterds. Nothing against his Italian though

Learn Japanese, then give them a piece of your mind next year.

Maybe you're just not too good at understanding Italian? Maybe? Gotta have hope...

That's what I thought too (that the grandparents were giant assholes) but the I read it again and, maybe, it could be a joke. My grandparents have a sense of humour a bit like that and this sounds like a practical joke they might play. I suppose op will soon find out, if he hasn't already, because they would tell him (and watch for that priceless expression). I don't know, it's just a thought. But if it isn't a prank, and even if it is, the grandparents are really cruel

OhDearBetrayal 25

You should play along with it and then when the times right you should start talking in Italian. Embarrass them.

rg350dx 29

Or just keep listening and write it all down. Hopefully, OP can get some opinions of other family members and use that as blackmail.

Lol, then watch as the grandparents try to submit their own FML about this occasion.

Damian95 16

Or just go with #2's plan because its the best idea. No offense.

I say offense to the other plans because they fucking suck.

Time to start learning some Italian swears...

Donat96 20

Like Dany on Game of Thrones. "Valyrian is my mother tongue."

Remember vendetta is an Italian word... Tell them in Italian you will be the one who picks out their nursing home.

OP should just start nodding along, then say "Ya I hate that about myself too. Oh, and by the way happy birthday." in Italian. Then OP should just get up, walk over to the presents, and hand over the present. Then walk out like a badass, completely straight faced. Boom, a bomb goes off as he walks away and he puts glasses on. *Becomes family badass*

You know what your not doing next year.

people don't know the difference between your and you're its so sad

And that's why ignorance is bliss...ouch, sorry OP.

At least now you can defend yourself :)

CreepInTheCorner 11

Start talking back in Italian and they'll be caught completely off guard and hopefully apologize

The shock and embarrassment might cause one of them to feign a heart attack, I think.

TheDrifter 23

Ignorance is bliss, until you become aware of it.

Thanks captain obvious. I really needed help understanding that phrase.

You should say "Voi due siete ridicoli vecchie scoregge che, evidentemente, non hanno amore per i vostri parenti". "You two are ridiculous old farts who obviously have no love for your relatives".

Wowxoxo 17

Keep it short and sweet, a simple "vaffanculo!" will do the trick :)

55 Don't ruin this for me. I had already gone through the trouble of thinking what to say and running it through a translator.

At least you learned a foreign language. And yes you should embarrass them next time they do that.

Are you "Ugly Kid Joe"?