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Rob

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Nov 7, 2003, 6:19:25 PM11/7/03
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Hi All,

Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.

Rob

Phennommennonn

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Nov 7, 2003, 9:15:03 PM11/7/03
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>From: "Rob" r...@swbell.net

Dick and Balls!

While I may not agree with what you say, I will defend until your death my
right to disagree~~Granny Potter

"You cannot change, alter, manipulate, or excuse, the language or terminology
used--to what you perceive it to be nor to your benefit."


Bill Case

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Nov 7, 2003, 9:53:24 PM11/7/03
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It means "Rump Rider".


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PROMETHEUS

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The real word is "CAZZO". And the real slang word should be "shtugats"
rather than "stugots".

You people will never understand anything.


Bill Case

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Nov 8, 2003, 10:49:29 AM11/8/03
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"PROMETHEUS" <du...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote in message
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Good, we're making progress.

David Chase

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Nov 8, 2003, 11:39:40 PM11/8/03
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On Sat, 8 Nov 2003 20:33:54 +0900, "PROMETHEUS"
<du...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:
>> "Rob" <r...@swbell.net> wrote in message
>> news:1MVqb.2140$gP1.88...@newssvr30.news.prodigy.com...
>> > Hi All,
>> >
>> > Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
>> > stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
>> > Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
>========
>
>The real word is "CAZZO". And the real slang word should be "shtugats"
>rather than "stugots".

Bullshit.

It's a derivation from questo cazzo (literally, this dick), shortened
it becomes stu cazz or stu cazzo (or even u cazz). In NJ (East Coast
in general) Italian slang (with various changes for regional
pronunciation, etc.) it became, stugots.

The phrase is typically used to express defiance ('no fucking way') or
incredulity ('bullshit') or nothingness (' I got dick') but could also
be used with comical undertones in Italy, and is considered vulgar in
most social situations. In the US it has lost most of its association
with impropriety through common usage.

Who ya gonna believe Prometheus or David Chase? : = O

PROMETHEUS

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Nov 9, 2003, 12:14:12 AM11/9/03
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"David Chase" <david...@hbo.corn> wrote:

=========

New Jersey 3rd-generation "Italian" is less accurate than Montreal
1st-generation Italian.

I stand by what I wrote.

The term is derived from "kishte kaz" (my rendition of the Neapolitan
("Napolitopoli", as AJ once stated) slang, not the standard Italian "questo
cazzo"). Thus, SHTUGATS.

Although most people believe that a cazzo is a "dick" and palle are "balls",
cazzo has come to mean the entire genital area.

And as for you - SHTUGATS! (These genitals)


PROMETHEUS

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"PROMETHEUS" <du...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote in message
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I doubt that you are David Cesare.


David Chase

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Nov 9, 2003, 2:58:50 AM11/9/03
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On Sun, 9 Nov 2003 14:14:12 +0900, "PROMETHEUS" AKA "Frog eatin',
fuckin' faccia di gots"

Hardly! The poster asked specifically asked about Tony Soprano's (not
Jacques Chrétien's) use of Italian. When did Tony and gang move to
Montreal? Your alleged "accuracy" using "Montreal Italian" is of no
value in the context of the question. Also, my Italian is from
Italy, with no generational loss.

>I stand by what I wrote.

Then you stand as a self-contradictory imbecile.

>The term is derived from "kishte kaz" (my rendition of the Neapolitan
>("Napolitopoli", as AJ once stated) slang, not the standard Italian "questo
>cazzo"). Thus, SHTUGATS.

You wrote "CAZZO". Now you say it's something else. At least try to
keep your story straight. No, it is not. It's Stu Cazz, New
Jersey-ized (East Coast, USA). And, AJ said, "naboli-daboli," you
utter simpleton.

>Although most people believe that a cazzo is a "dick" and palle are "balls",
>cazzo has come to mean the entire genital area.

il Raggazzini (Zanichelli) terza edizione, Dizionario
Italiano/Inglese: Cazzo(volg.) M, cock; dick; prick; pecker (USA).

While cazzo is balls, prick or the entire male genitalia in Italian,
most often when used in context, the translation would be cock or dick
in American English.

Tony is undeniably an American, despite his rants to the contrary.

>And as for you - SHTUGATS! (These genitals)

Vaffanculo, faccia di cazzo (or as Artie said to Jean-Phillipe, "Frog
eatin', fuckin' faccia di gots").

Oh yeah, you moronic asshole, it's David DeCaesare. You couldn't
possibly be more of a waste of bandwidth, providing nothing but
misinformation!

=======================================================
http://italian.about.com/library/weekly/aa092502a.htm

Stugots, stugats: the name of Tony Sopranos boat means "this dick" in
English. And not only that, it's southern Italian dialect. The
original term is 'STU CAZZO; 'stu means "this" as in "questo". Cazzo
means prick. So taken together it's obscene. Believe it or not, it
goes from QUESTO CAZZO in standard Italian to 'STUGOTS in southern
Italian-American Brooklynese.


PROMETHEUS

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Nov 9, 2003, 6:26:03 AM11/9/03
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ASCOLTATE!

You are not Italian. I am. I am an Italian citizen and I have bested you.
CRETINO!

Your dictionary is crap. I also see that you have meekly admitted that my
translation of CAZZO is more accurate than yours.

(Hahahahahaha)

I use the SANSONI and GARZANTI dictionaries. (But not for internet
discussions with slugs like you. I use dictionaries for my translations. I'm
working on one right now)

Chiapete shtugats! (Figure that one out, you assimilated Wonder-Bread Wop)

PER ODIN!

PER ASGARD!

PROMETHEUS

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Nov 9, 2003, 6:54:51 AM11/9/03
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> >"David Chase" <david...@hbo.corn> wrote:
> >

Hardly! The poster asked specifically asked about Tony Soprano's (not
> > Jacques Chrétien's) use of Italian. When did Tony and gang move to
> > Montreal? Your alleged "accuracy" using "Montreal Italian" is of no
> > value in the context of the question. Also, my Italian is from
> > Italy, with no generational loss.

=====

That would be "Jean" not "Jacques". Scemo!

My neighbourhood was full of Italians from Naples. Napolitan' as we say.

We look askance at our assimilated cugini in Joisey. They are so American'.

Why, they even change their names - to CHASE!

Bunch of traitors!

Tu sei veramente un cretino!


Phennommennonn

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Nov 9, 2003, 3:20:09 PM11/9/03
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"oogatz"

David Chase

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Nov 9, 2003, 8:42:33 PM11/9/03
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On Sun, 9 Nov 2003 20:26:03 +0900, "Orecchióne"
<lecca...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:

>> Oh yeah, you moronic asshole, it's David DeCaesare. You couldn't
>> possibly be more of a waste of bandwidth, providing nothing but
>> misinformation!
>>
>> =======================================================
>> http://italian.about.com/library/weekly/aa092502a.htm
>>
>> Stugots, stugats: the name of Tony Sopranos boat means "this dick" in
>> English. And not only that, it's southern Italian dialect. The
>> original term is 'STU CAZZO; 'stu means "this" as in "questo". Cazzo
>> means prick. So taken together it's obscene. Believe it or not, it
>> goes from QUESTO CAZZO in standard Italian to 'STUGOTS in southern
>> Italian-American Brooklynese.
>
>======
>

[stupid drivel snipped]

What part of complete waste of bandwidth posting nothing but
misinformation did you miss, orecchióne? Yep, you are such an
expert in Italian and its variations, you teach ESL to Japanese?
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

Leccacazzi, non fare la figura dello stupido!

Phennommennonn

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Nov 9, 2003, 9:20:02 PM11/9/03
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>From: David Chase david...@hbo.corn

>Leccacazzi, non fare la figura dello stupido!

translation:
Leccacazzi, not to make the figures of the stupid!

David Chase

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Nov 9, 2003, 9:31:32 PM11/9/03
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On Sun, 9 Nov 2003 20:54:51 +0900, "Leccacazzi"
<du...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote:

>
>That would be "Jean" not "Jacques".

If I referenced the Prime Minister, I would have said Jean
Joseph-Jacques Chretién, buffone!

ESL teacher in Japan! Imbeccille!

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!

David Chase

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Nov 9, 2003, 10:10:03 PM11/9/03
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On 10 Nov 2003 02:20:02 GMT, phennom...@aol.comNOSPAM
(Phennommennonn) wrote:

>>From: David Chase david...@hbo.corn
>
>>Leccacazzi, non fare la figura dello stupido!
>
>translation:
>Leccacazzi, not to make the figures of the stupid!

Ding, ding, ding...you translate through Altavista. How feebly inept!
Leccacazzi translated as Leccacazzi should have been a big fat clue;
but noooooooooooooooo!

Phennommennonn

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Nov 10, 2003, 10:54:58 AM11/10/03
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>From: David Chase david...@hbo.corn

>Ding, ding, ding...you translate through Altavista. How feebly inept!

ehhhh..... wrong answer but thanks for playing. try systran software wiseass.

David Chase

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phennom...@aol.comNOSPAM (Phennommennonn) wrote in message news:<20031110105458...@mb-m20.aol.com>...

> >From: David Chase david...@hbo.corn
>
> >Ding, ding, ding...you translate through Altavista. How feebly inept!
>
> ehhhh..... wrong answer but thanks for playing. try systran software wiseass.

Err, sorry to disappoint you, especially while you are being so very
clever and displaying your impressive intelligence, but Systran is the
software behind AltaVista (Bablefish).

It's absolutely clear; you struggle to understand languages and
software. What's the next item on the list of your inadequacies to be
reveled? Are you an EnzyteŽ user, perhaps?

Xeno

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Nov 10, 2003, 8:11:07 PM11/10/03
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"Rob" <r...@swbell.net> wrote in message news:<1MVqb.2140$gP1.88...@newssvr30.news.prodigy.com>...

This is a great group. This guy asks a simple question and he sets off
the dagos probing what for them are the summits of intellectual
debate.

Fanabala gots, Ba fangool, Ambriago tutsons
!!!HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Xeno

PROMETHEUS

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Nov 10, 2003, 9:09:22 PM11/10/03
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"Xeno" <xenop...@yahoo.com> wrote :

> "Rob" <r...@swbell.net> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
> > stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
> > Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
> >
> > Rob
>
> This is a great group. This guy asks a simple question and he sets off
> the dagos probing what for them are the summits of intellectual
> debate.

======

Enjoy your Wonder Bread and spaghetti out of a can.

You will NEVER be a true human being.

How's your trailer - trash lifestyle? (he he he)


righter

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Nov 10, 2003, 10:14:41 PM11/10/03
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Hey David,

Did you see my fan fiction? Whadyathink?

righter


PROMETHEUS

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"righter" <rig...@sonic.net> wrote in message
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> Hey David,
>
> Did you see my fan fiction? Whadyathink?
>
> righter
>

======

"Fan fiction"? 100% JUNK!!!


Bill Case

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"PROMETHEUS" <du...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote in message
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Go eat your sushi spaghetti.

PROMETHEUS

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He he he. Not on your life, chump. Besides, I recently moved to SINGAPORE!


Bill Case

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"PROMETHEUS" <du...@alpha.ocn.ne.jp> wrote in message
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I see a caning in your woosy assed little wonton spaghetti future.

Defranco71

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Nov 11, 2003, 1:44:55 PM11/11/03
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< He he he. Not on your life, chump. Besides, I >recently moved to
SINGAPORE!>

Is that something to brag about? It's like living in Chinatown,
only....bigger. Yuck, I bet it smells there! You must have rats the size of
caribou out there.

============
"So long, Mel....have a good trip."

PROMETHEUS

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"Defranco71" <defra...@aol.comvealparm> wrote in message
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> < He he he. Not on your life, chump. Besides, I >recently moved to
> SINGAPORE!>
>
> Is that something to brag about? It's like living in Chinatown,
> only....bigger. Yuck, I bet it smells there! You must have rats the size
of
> caribou out there.
>
=======

Yes, it is, as a matter of fact.

Higher standard of living than the USA. Cleaner. Safer. No rats. What
smells, you chump? Littering is outlawed.

Truly, you know nothing!


Defranco71

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Nov 12, 2003, 8:41:31 PM11/12/03
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<Littering is outlawed.

Truly, you know nothing!>

Oh yes, that's right. Littering gets you 40 lashes, my bad. You may scream,
there is no shame...

rotting...@gmail.com

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Mar 30, 2014, 3:42:53 AM3/30/14
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""STUGOTS" means cock. And balls

However the sopranos have enjoyed credit for making up a word that was. very much used in 1974, in GODFATHER II. In. The scene of Vito talking to landlord for the old lady
being evicted for having a dog. Next day he gives him his money back
And re ruces her rent. The day before he says stugots to Michael twice.

idis...@hotmail.com

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Dec 13, 2014, 5:12:24 AM12/13/14
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On Friday, November 7, 2003 6:20:05 PM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
> stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
> Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
>
> Rob

It's one of those words that has a coupla meanings depending on how it's used.
It can also mean "nothing" as in, it's nothing, or I have nothing.
Sometimes, it's usage (as in the case of Tony's boat name), it leaves you to determine which is intended.
Sarcasm either way though.
this big boat? ah, it's nothing.
or
As a phallic symbol.
we clear?
Fuhgetaboutit!

bartolod...@gmail.com

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Feb 17, 2015, 7:24:18 PM2/17/15
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On Friday, November 7, 2003 at 6:20:05 PM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
> stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
> Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
>
> Rob

don't listen to any of these morons. depending on how it's used, mainly means "like fuck!" or "jack shit".

dsae...@yahoo.com

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Oct 8, 2015, 12:50:37 PM10/8/15
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On Friday, November 7, 2003 at 6:19:25 PM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
> stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
> Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
>
> Rob

In Pittsburgh, It meant "Jackoff" or Jagoff in Pittsburghese.

at...@montanasky.net

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Jan 10, 2016, 10:07:01 PM1/10/16
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On Friday, November 7, 2003 at 6:19:25 PM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
> stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
> Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
>
> Rob

It does not translate literally all that well. The closest I can think of is the Spanish indication of machisimo. On the boat, it would be like saying with an "in-your-face" attitude, that I'm more of a real man/tough guy than you.

Translation is an iffy thing. Ya cnat jus go woid fo wiod, ya know?

Athos

lew...@gmail.com

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May 1, 2016, 12:10:28 PM5/1/16
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"This cock"

jlc...@gmail.com

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Jun 18, 2016, 10:47:23 PM6/18/16
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Hilarious

ron.gi...@gmail.com

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Feb 10, 2017, 4:14:42 PM2/10/17
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Made popular by the HBO Series "The Sopranos", stugots is from "(qu)esto cozzo" in Italian, meaning "this cock" or "this dick". Often used in reference to someone being an asshole.

moha....@gmail.com

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Mar 25, 2018, 12:52:34 AM3/25/18
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Stugots!!! You think the only thing that makes you right is your heritage. Youre whats wrong with this workd asshole. Dont be that way. Ignorance is no way substistute for intelligence and facts.

barna...@yahoo.com

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Jun 10, 2018, 1:35:31 AM6/10/18
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On Friday, November 7, 2003 at 6:19:25 PM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Tony Soprano's boat is named 'The Stugots' ... what does
> stugots mean? I've heard it before in other movies such as
> Saturday Night Fever, but it was never explained.
>
> Rob

My grandfather, who came from Italy, told me it was slang for human trafficker's. Lowest of the lowly. No matter how rich they get they are never accepted as social climbers over there, because of the human suffering. Here they get appointed to the oval office.

dcmo...@gmail.com

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Oct 31, 2018, 1:26:45 PM10/31/18
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Robb it means your balls and penis usually when a person wants to tell somebody off they'll grab that part of the body and say stugots its actually spelt differently.

marzi...@gmail.com

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Dec 6, 2018, 10:09:28 PM12/6/18
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Flipping through all these thread s spanning oh a good 15 years worth and nobody really understands how the term cazzo is used.. nor can they spell it for that matter... Some of the letters being used aren't even in the italian alphabet... Yes it's different... along with the word ciao being used as hello and goodbye..cazzo has many meanings from fuck, to dick, and so forth. For example...
All related terms of 'cazzo!'
cazzo
( vulgar ) ( pene ) prick ( vulg )
che cazzo vuoi?
what the fuck ( vulg ) do you want?
testa di cazzo
dickhead ( vulg ) prick ( vulg )
grazie al cazzo!
thanks for nothing!
che film del cazzo!
what a crap ( vulg ) film!
American Italians have no clue and have lost all meaning of our culture..... What is a stugots???? It's not even a word I stopped watching sopranos after I saw that

felixcarme...@gmail.com

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Dec 26, 2018, 4:02:36 PM12/26/18
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It’s actually “Sto cazzo” and it’s a northern Italian slang

ber....@gmail.com

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Feb 8, 2019, 9:41:21 PM2/8/19
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You people have a lot of spare time lol, I was curious about what stugots meant but wow, you guys don’t fool around - insults and threats of violence -
I didn’t want to cause an international incident lol

sw33...@g.risd.org

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Apr 4, 2019, 9:27:33 PM4/4/19
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very colorful language dickheads.

vegas...@gmail.com

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Apr 16, 2019, 10:15:25 PM4/16/19
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You are the only one who got it right. People saying Cazzo means shit. Merda means shit. Cazzo means fuck. Che Cazzo - what the fuck? Testa di cazzo - cock sucker. In Italian a word can have multiple meanings depending on what words it’s used with.

joeycoo...@gmail.com

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On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:15:25 PM UTC-7, vegas...@gmail.com wrote:
> You are the only one who got it right. People saying Cazzo means shit. Merda means shit. Cazzo means fuck. Che Cazzo - what the fuck? Testa di cazzo - cock sucker. In Italian a word can have multiple meanings depending on what words it’s used with.

finally, someone who gets it lol. It's funny, this thread is 16 years old lmao

kollecta...@gmail.com

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Mar 21, 2020, 10:32:35 PM3/21/20
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Fuck this is fuckin gold I came across it, started reading it and was highly entertained especially after seeing how old the original post was. As far as an answer it all depends on what dialect/region the person saying it is from but yeh the last couple of posts are right it also depends what words are used with it and in which context it is used during a conversation. Most of the time direct translations to English don’t work or make sense (don’t use google translator while travelling). My cousins region they say ca catzo (forgive spelling) translated means “what the dick” although used it’s more like “what the fuck?” Also we’ve all gone of track from the original question but who cares it’s entertaining I do wonder if the original poster has checked back at his original post 17 years later.
Ps sorry if I added to your comment just wanted to add to the post as this post needs to keep going 03 - 20 lets keep it alive hahaha
2020 Italian/Australian posting from Aus

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May 29, 2020, 2:44:37 PM5/29/20
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Cazzo is the word for “dick”. Sto is the abbreviation for questo, meaning this. For example sta notte is “this night” or “tonight”. Sto cazzo, or shtugotts in Neapolitan accent, is “this dick”. It is used thusly....pay attention. “What will you give me for this genuine Gucci watch?” “What will I give you? I’ll tell you what I”ll give you. I’ll give you sto cazzo!” Or “How come Nunzio got a new Cadillac, and I got sto cazzo?”

rcrho...@gmail.com

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This is hilarious. After 50 years you finally made sense of all the babbling from my Italian-American uncle. It came from Italy as a child join the u.s. army and went back to North Africa and Italy as an interpreter for the US army general he was assigned to. He used the word stugots every time he got frustrated with life.

jaspe...@hotmail.com

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Aug 15, 2020, 2:46:04 AM8/15/20
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¡Stugots Means - "this dick"

Jim Lambert

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Feb 20, 2023, 6:36:53 PM2/20/23
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On Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:46:04 PM UTC-7, jaspe...@hotmail.com wrote:
> ¡Stugots Means - "this dick"

It's funny seeing all the stupid shit on here. Between all the Soprano's nerds and wanna be Jersey Shore fucks....Anyways...Let's give it some context. I grew up In Paterson NJ and worked for an authentic pizza joint as a kid (J&D's Pizzeria on 21st Ave and 23rd St). I was giving the nickname because I stood up (threw a knife at him for talking shit about my mother) to a big paison (fucking guy was like 24) who was giving me a load a shit when I was like 12. The reaction from "real" Italians was "OOHHH Jimmy! Take it easy! Look at the balls on this guy all of the sudden! Fucking Stugots over here!" And it stuck in that environment.

I have has this license plate for 20 years and always laugh at Californian's who think they know what it means. Another term used in Italian slang that I grew up with was Ugots which is the opposite meaning that you had no balls e.g., uhgots un gul= "I got nothin'!" or UGATS! = AAAAAHHH BULLSHIT! Incidentally, I thought it funny to name my sailboat this as well. The best though is being at a stop light and coming across and old school person from back east who gets it and waves and cracks up laughing. Salud!
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