Monthly Archives: July 2008


Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: An Etruscan tomb has been discovered in Perugia, removing one thing from what I imagine is still a miles-long list of really cool stuff still underground in Italy. Do you have a spare €220,000 burning a hole in your designer pockets? Here […]

Italian News Snippets: 07.13.08






For all you Italian language enthusiasts out there, I’ve got a special little tidbit today. You’ve already read about my favorite Italian swear words, and you’ve seen my periodic posts about Italian idiomatic expressions, but this is different. It’s part language fun, part trivia, and part tongue-twister. Ladies and gents, […]

The Longest Italian Word


Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: World happiness studies indicate that people in Italy aren’t as happy as some of their European neighbors – Italy ranks only 45th in overall happiness, whereas Ireland is 6th. Britain comes in at 21st, the United States is 16th, France is 36th, […]

Italian News Snippets: 07.06.08