Your dad is some sort of engineer or doctor.
Your parents say, "Dont forget your heritage."
You know what's going to happen in every Indian movie before it happens.
Your father and/or your grandfather have hair in their ears.
Your relatives' house smells like incense, mothballs, or bothYour parents say, "Calculus? I took that in 8th grade."
Your parents say, "You want a stereo? When I was your age, I didn't even have shoes."
Your dad pulls his socks up to his knees, you know, the ones with the blue and a pink stripe at the top.
Your entire family owns a tennis racquet.
You buy corn oil by the gallon.
You arrive one or two hours late to a party and think it's normal.
Everyone in your family has pet names that sound nowhere close to their real names.
You are standing next to the two largest suitcases in the airport.
You talk for an hour at the front door when leaving someone's house.
When your parents meet strangers and talk for a few minutes, you discover that you are related to them.
Your parents don't realize that phone connections to foreign countries have improved in the last two decades, and still scream at the top of their lungs when making long distant calls.
There is a sale on an item so you buy 100 of them.
You hide everything from your parents.
Your mother does everything for you if you're a male.
You do all the housework and cooking if you are a female.
Your relatives alone can populate a small city.
Everyone is a family friend.
You're either going or went to a university as far away from home as possible.
You eat onions with everything.
You use chilli sauce instead of tomato ketchup.
You say you hate Indian films but you secretly watch them your parents.
You teach Westerners swearwords in your language.
You order Indian food in your own language to impress the people you're with but the waiter doesn't understand you.
You avoid public places when with the opposite sex, especially if there is an acquaintance within a 250 mile radius.
You or someone you know say "on the light" instead of "turn the light on."
You secure your baggage with rope.
You're walking out of customs with your trolley at the airport and you see all 25 members of your family who came to pick you up.
You go back to your parents' country and people treat you like a member of....the royal family.
Either you really like Indians of the opposite sex or you can't stand them.
Your mother measures wealth in gold and diamonds.
A horoscope must decide your wedding date.
You are sick and tired of answering questions about "the dot."
Your friends could not explain your religion to someone if they tried.
You couldn't explain your religion to someone if you tried.
Your parents push the concept of an arranged marriage on you and try and demostrate how well it works when they're not fighting.
You notice that whenever you go to another Indian's house, your parents always talk about work and business.
The second you pull out of someone's driveway, your parents start talkin...about them.