Il Paroliere: Italian Word of the Week-26

italian-language-courses-300x240‘Inglese italianizzato, diavolo incarnato.’ Norman Douglas was talking about how the charm of law-breaking grows on the Englishman abroad in Italy, not about the language, but perhaps he might just as well have been. ‘Cosa mi metto oggi?’ si chiese il mister. ‘Smoking, body o clergyman? E poi che faccio per il mio relax? Footing o basket, forse, e magari stasera prendo la macchina dal box per una puntata a quel night dove il cocktail è particolarmente gradito e il nostro bomber sempre lì per godere il gossip. Ho un certo feeling per il posto.’  John Hajek will guide us through this dark world of linguistic exchange, first here and then here….

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