"I can’t imagine my grandmother calling someone a “fucking whore,” but after living below Maria, I believe anything to be possible now." Good to know that your imagination has expanded. My friends used to laugh and call it, "life in the Big City." Of course, you're movie-induced to thinking of death-by-crazy-elderly-bilingual-old-woman. It could happen. However, perhaps I'm desensitized by my Eastern European Aunt screaming "cocksucker!" when she lost at the races. Apartments: Screaming, crying, loud TVs, stomping (adults and children), dentures found on the top shelf [ugh, personal here], intrigue, weirdness, accepting someone's UPS, etc.