You know you’re a sudanese when:-
1. A visa is not a credit card.
2. You have an endless supply of pistachios, dates, and pumpkin seeds.
3. Your parents say you’re becoming Americanized anytime you get into trouble.
4. You curse at your teachers or strangers in Arabic.
5. 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.
6. Your parents want you to become a doctor or engineer.
7. You use your forehead and eyebrows to point something out.
8. Your mother yells at the top of her lungs to call you to dinner even if you’re in the next room.
9. When your parents scream “Im gonna break your neck!!!” other people call it child abuse, we call it love.
10 You have at least thirty cousins.
11. You arrive one or two hours late to a party and think it’s normal.
12. You are standing next to the largest suitcases at the Airport.
13. You talk for an hour at the front door when leaving someone’s house.
14. You say bye 17 times on the phone. .
15. When your parents meet strangers and talk for a few minutes, you discover they know one of your uncles back home.
16. Your parents don’t realize phone connections to foreign countries have improved in the last two decades, and still scream at the top of their lungs when making long distance calls.
17. Your mother does everything for you if you are male
18. You do all the housework and cooking if you are female.
19. Your relatives alone could populate a small city.
20. You still came back home to live with your parents after you graduate.
21. You teach Westerners swearwords in your Arabic.
22. Your parents drink 6 cups of tea a day.
23. You’ve had a shoe thrown at you by your mother.
24. Your grandparents think everything Americans do is haram (sinfull).
The above statements give you an idea of what it means to be a typical Sudanese. I emphasize typical so yes… not all Sudanese are like that.