Why Italian?

Why Italian?

They say Italians are like parsley because they are found everywhere you go (just like parsley in Italian cooking). What about the amount of Italian found…

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Italians love English words!

Italians love English words!

During my recent trip to Italy I read the Corriere della Sera every day and was struck (yet again) by the number of English words…

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Vacca, toro, bue e vitello

Vacca, toro, bue e vitello

Animals play a big role in our lives and our close relationship with them is reflected in the language and culture. Vacca, toro, bue, vitello…

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Asino, somaro, mulo

Asino, somaro, mulo

Animals play a big role in our lives and our close relationship with them is reflected in the language and culture. Asino, Somaro, Mulo It’s…

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Do, make, take, or have?

Do, make, take, or have?

In the last two newsletters I have focused on idiomatic expressions with fare = to do/make/have/take. Here are a few more that may be useful in your…

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