The Stereotypical “Long Islander”. By: Christine Lofaro. What are some common stereotypes of Long Islanders?. Common Stereotypes. Very Stuck up Judgmental Very whiney Rich Preppy. Many Times We are Stereotyped for our accent…. Long Island – Lawn Guyland Coffee – Cawfee
17 year old girl with Daddy’s credit card, driving a new BMW 6 series, texting on her new swarovski crystal encrusted Juicy Couture sidekick and carrying a Gucci handbag.
17 year old girl who has been working since she was 15, driving a used car that was either bought for her or she paid for, texting on her pink Razr and carrying a Coach bag.
Often portrayed as humorously and incorrigibly uncultured with a thuggish and macho attitude and an unyielding pride in his Italian ancestry.
They are commonly thought of to wear gold chains, sweat or track suits, unbuttoned dress shirts, tank tops or guinea T’s and North Face or leather jackets.
They have a common hairstyle known as the blowout or tape up. Slicked back hair is also associated with the Guido stereotype.
The Gotti Boys and Tony Soprano are examples of stereotypical “Guidos”.
Many people have ideas in their heads about people from Long Island, and yes, some of them may be true, but there are also a lot of people from Long Island that don’t fit the stereotypes that other people have of them.