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Italian national identity: author Beppe Severgnini

11 April, 2020
Beppe Severgnini once said about Italians:We think it’s an insult to our intelligence to comply with a regulation. Obedience is boring. We want to think about it. We want to decide whether a particular law applies to our specific case.…

Cristina del Basso becomes an Italian VIP

18 March, 2020
I’ve recently been reading Beppe Severgnini’s second book on the English language: L’inglese nuove lezioni semiserie. Many of his observations on how Italians use English are not only funny but also very accurate, one of them being the Italian language…