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How To Talk Like A Soprano Family Member


Want to sound like a member of the Soprano family? Fuhgeddaboutit! With these easy instructions, you could quickly be mistaken for il capo di tutti capi. Bada boom! Bada bing!
Difficulty: Average
Time Required: three months

Here's How:

  1. Learn some Italian from the About.com Italian Language GuideSite.
  2. Watch mobster movies like Goodfellas, Mean Streets, or the Godfather trilogy to pick up some mafia lingo.
  3. Spend some time in Brooklyn or Northern New Jersey to perfect that unique accent.
  4. Start with a few key phrases, and liberally use the infamous f-word every three or four words in a sentence. For example:
  5. "Fuhgeddaboutit! I didn't f*#kin' do it, honest!"
  6. "Fuhgeddaboutit! No really Frankie, you keep the f*#kin' money!"
  7. "Fuhgeddaboutit! Ain't no big f*#kin' deal."


  1. Invent a nickname for yourself, like "Joey Baloney" or "Sausage Head."
  2. Don't forget the details - like garlic breath after a delicious bowl of spaghetti aglio e olio.
  3. The more uneducated and ignorant you sound, the better, so pay no attention to grammar.

What You Need

  • Hand gestures
  • Big hair
  • Pinkie rings
  • Three-piece suit
  • Black Cadillac
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  5. How To Talk Like A Soprano Family Member - The Sopranos Dialogue

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