Italian Humour (Part Two)

In this second article on Italian humour, I'd like to treat an aspect that's characteristic of young (and some less young) people: goliardery. This term, seemingly derived from ancient French,…

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Italian Humour (Part One)

Italian humour has many forms, and those who weren't born and didn't grow up in Italy may struggle to comprehend it. I would like to try and explain its various…

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Italian gestures: why?

Italian people are proverbially known for using their hands a lot while speaking or when they need to communicate without words. Even those amongst us who don't gesticulate so much…

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