August 17, 2009
Italian villas and lush green trees line the sandy coast of Tropea, Calabria. Photo: Nemanja Pelic

Are You Smarter Than an (Italian) 5th Grader?

Oh, really? If so, then tell me … how many continents are there? If you said seven, you are wrong! By Italian fifth grade standards, that is. photo credit: JMazzolaa This debate recently arose when I asked my husband why he-and his fellow paesani-insist on referring to people from Argentina, Canada, Brazil, etc., etc. as...
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