Archive for December, 2007
Un lavoro fatto alla carlona means a sloppy job. This idiom very popular in Italy comes from Charles the Great called Carlone, because he was represented by the poem of chivalry like a good-natured and not cautious person.
Panforte is a very tipical Sienese cake that we eat during the Christmas time. The legend of panforte come from the catholic tradition and tells us that a very poor child went to Infant Jesus with only a piece of bread and some almonds. Saint Joseph blessed that present and it became a very delicious [...]
In this article we can note the case when the passato prossimo with the auxiliary verb avere makes agree with gendre and number (like the auxiliary verb essere) and the use of others Italian words. According to the Supreme Court, to call someone creep is a real affront and not a easy disapproval ROMA [...]
This article speaks about fiscal controls of taxi drivers whose result is very interesting: they are, according to their tax returns, a very poor category. Just in these days, they are protesting a lot in Rome to avoid the extention of taxi licences. ROMA – I tassisti italiani pagano poche tasse. In media, dichiarano al [...]