Many an Italian graduate in English arrives in London only to be surrounded by deepest Cockney, prompting doubts as to whether they have arrived in the right country. Native English speakers, visiting some bar in Pigneto or Trastevere, might be excused of equivalent bewilderment as regards Romanesco, the local Roman dialect which shares with Cockney a way of dropping the final syllable. Indeed, when I attempt to transfer my over-literary, not so fluent Italian from my dog-eared exercise book to everyday conversation, one of my Roman friends sometimes admonishes me,
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We are moving after 2,5 years in Fregene/Rome. We have all you need to get started or refresh your household. Items include: Ikea ''L'' Shaped Sofa ''Kivik'' in Hillared beige...
MOVING SALE! A set of two shoe racks 2-compartment shoe rack, white Each rack can hold at least 8 pairs of shoes. Already assembled (2) IKEA item number: 502.427.37 Product m...
MOVING SALE! Like new, 1,5 years old 1 - BJURSTA Extendable table, white 2 axles extension included. It is easy and quick to extend the table according to your needs: thanks to...