October 31, 2010


As I think of a lot of things that us black folks do on daily basis I get the urge to scratch my head and question my ghettoism.  Yup, I said "ghettoism".  It's my blog site and if I choose to create my own word then either you learn the meaning of and how to spell it or kick rocks.  Now back to the previous message.  A lot of (x)'s we create some crazy rituals and actually live by them.  It often makes me question if I am ghetto.  So, I decided to post a quiz for this question replacing "I" with "You".  After partaking in this quiz you will be able to answer this the same question on your own.

Do you have or know a child that is named after a foreign automobile, a day of the week, or a fashion designer?
Have you or someone else you know ever substituted a dust pan with an album cover?
Do you or someone you know call cherry Kool-Aid the red kind?
Are you or do you know a great-grandmother at the age of 40?
Have you ever had your child call a distant relative that you haven't seen since the last family funeral to babysit during desperate times?
Have you ever awaken in the middle of the night thirsty and instead of grabbing a cup you drank straight from the water jug?
When you or someone you know get paid, past ten banks before reaching the Check Cashing place to cash a paycheck?
Do you or have you taken your own Alcoholic beverage to a club or bar in your pocketbook?
Have you or someone you know ever put the phone to the speaker for a musical background on the  answering machine while creating a greeting message?
Is a jelly jar considered glassware in your home?
Do you wash plastic utensils and cups as if they're part of your silverware?
Is your child or someone you know child is nicknamed after a bodily function such as poop, doo-doo, stank, etc.?
Is the word "um" part of your daily conversations with others?
Do you refer to child or children father as baby's daddy to others?
Have you or do you substitute bubble bath for Dawn, Joy, or Palmolive dish detergent?
Is one or all your utility bills in your child's name?
Have you or do you attempt to crack your mate's voice mail password?
Is your household camera your camera phone as well?
Did you vote for President Obama because he is black?
Do you try to abstain from posting pictures of yourself on Facebook  taken with the same clothes previously worn to another event?
When some tells you a secret and tell you not to tell anyone, do you tell anyone else and tell give them the same orders?
Do you wear thermal shirts under short sleeved Polo shirts instead of buying a long sleeved shirt of the same brand?
Do you hide your kid's good toys before company with destructive kids come to visit?
Are you 25 or older and still feel the need to say bff when referring to your best friend?
Have you ever been to someones home that's infested with bugs and rodents and they pretend that they don't exist?

Okay, if you were able to identify or answer yes to at least five of these questions you are a little ghettoish.  There goes that creating a new word again.  Take this quiz with your friends and see who answers yes to 5 or more questions.  This should be fun.  Thanks for visiting my site and may you continuously be blessed.  Peace.........


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