As is tradition in Italian families, Marol spends her wedding night in her family home.
Her mother sleeps in the adjacent room in case Marol has any questions. Mama tells
Marol, “You have any a problem, you come and see Mama.” Later, Marol’s husband
unbuttons his shirt, and Marol jumps up, runs next door and cries, “Mama, Mama! He
has hair all over his chest!” Mama reassures Marol, “Men have hair on the chest. This
is sign of a good man. Go now and make him happy.” But when Marol’s husband
takes off his belt, she goes jumps up again, runs next door and cries, “Mama, Mama!
He has a protrusion in his pants!” Mama reassures her, “He finds you beautiful. This is
sign of a good man. Go now and make him happy.” Finally, Marol’s husband takes off
his shoes. Due to a terrible childhood accident, he only has half of his right foot. Marol
jumps up and runs back to her mother’s room, shouting, “Mama, Mama! He has a foot
and a half!” Her mother gets up and announces, “Stand back, Marol this is a job for