Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Lost in Translation By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com When traveling abroad always keep in mind that the locals do their utmost to communicate with the visitors. However, at times their literal translations distort the intended meaning. Here are some signs translated … Continue reading

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A moment in history… By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, the Italian economy was booming with a growth rate of around 6.2% per year.  Today, many look back and wish they could enjoy such a … Continue reading

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Italian Proverbs for the New Year By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Italian parents and grandparents were always there to guide us. Inevitably they always summed up their philosophy of life with a good Italian proverb.  Here are the top Italian proverbs … Continue reading

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“Big Cheese” or “Big Wheel” By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Are you the “Big Cheese” or the “Big Wheel” among your business friends? The terms “Big Cheese” and “Big Wheel” come from the Medieval times and were terms of respect for those who … Continue reading

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