2. A second generaton or later over-30 Italian American from the NY/NJ/Philadelphia area who retains an unusually strong sense of ethnic identity. Identifiable by the routine use of the few Italian words or phrases they know in ordinary conversation with the assumption everyone will know what they mean.Also tend to assume their customs and holiday traditions are universal. They self-identify as Catholic but attend Mass at most twice a year, and consider watching the Pope on television the equivalent of going to Mass. They have conservative social values, particularly concerning gay rights and gender roles.
3. An older guido or guidette