Monthly Archives: April 2008


Italian News Snippets: 04.20.08

Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: Lots of articles about the election results, and what they mean for Italy – including this one wondering whether Berlusconi can deliver what Italians want, and this one suggesting that Italy might be moving toward a two-party system. It’s nice to know […]


Italian Swear Words – Jessica’s 8 Favorites

When you’re learning a new language, one of the most fun parts is learning how to swear. Of course, Italian swear words always sound prettier to my non-Italian ear than their English equivalents, but just because they sound prettier doesn’t mean their meaning is! When I was teaching Italian, one […]


Italian News Snippets: 04.13.08

Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: It’s election day in Italy today! Well, the first of two (April 13-14). So, if you’re even vaguely curious about the Italian elections, you can read the party platforms and see who you might have voted for. Venice might be seriously expensive, […]