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  • n. Alternative form of paisano.


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  • TS: Look paisan, we are just small time goombahs when it comes to Goldman Sachs and those guys.

    Danny Schechter: Tony Soprano To The Rescue As Gov't Faces Mob Threat

  • Her Raimunda is a wholly inhabited creation; comparisons to Sophia Loren and the ladies of classic Italian paisan cinema, have been frequent, and are apt, as there hasn't been such a full-blooded woman to grace screens in quite some time.

    GreenCine Daily: Essay. Almodóvar.

  • I'm not merrily prancing around the office, shouting "Eh, paisan!" and strewing spaghetti and biscotti onto every available surface while pinching my co-workers 'cheeks and telling them they're too skinny.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • And let me tell you, _paisan_, my big sausage _works_.

    White Jazz

  • Maglie and the hated each other, but when Maglie walked into the Dodgers' tiny clubhouse he and Furillo traded a common Italian expression, "Hey, paisan," and later they bonded over drinks in a reporter's suite.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Maser could be replaced as early as this week by Sparano coaching colleague and paisan, Dave DeGuglielmo.


  • Diva's is closed (and it's probably time to hit the confessional by then anyway, paisan!).

    The Valley Advocate: News

  • Once again, my paisan, Bishop Martino, shows why he has earned my nickname of the Energizer Bishop, when it comes to standing up for the Catholic Church's Pro-life teachings, he just keeps on going & going.


  • Everybody knew Cutler was still learning on the job hey paisan, fuhgetaboutit.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Where you take the paisan groups out to Tahoe and Vegas? "

    American Tabloid


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