Il Paroliere: Italian Word of the Week-30

300px-RaffaellinodelGarbo_MadonnawithSaintsAndAngelsGarbo. You mean Greta? Or the bloke who cleans yer bins on Thursday morning? Or maybe Raffaellino, that Florentine brushstroker who was so dissatisfied with his surname he changed it four times? Or just the manner in which you responded to the latest I-want-this-by-yesterday outrage in your in-box? Nope. It’s the dormant first-person singular of the verb which John Hajek will convince us is not just a Tuscanism…


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