This Thing of Ours translated from the Italian phrase, "La Cosa Nostra", also meaning "Mafia". This thing of ours refers to the Italians who created the modern Mafia, it was "their thing", "their own thing" that they created.
This is it Paulie, our thing, the Mafia... this thing of ours. It don't get no betta' than this kid...
by TonyTheBoss June 17, 2009