Monthly Archives: September 2016

Riches to Riches

“Riches to rags in 3 generations” in an English expression, which means that the first generation creates wealth, the second maintains it, and the third squanders it.  But this doesn’t seem to be the case in Florence, according to a … Continue reading

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Dialetti e il bilinguismo

Gli effetti benefici di conoscere o di apprendere un’altra lingua sono stati ben documentati (per esempio, la prevenzione o il ritardo dell’insorgenza della demenza).  Ma l’importanza di parlare un dialetto?  Ebbene, a poco a poco, i ricercatori stanno studiando questa … Continue reading

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Dialect vs. Bilingualism

The beneficial effects of knowing or learning another language have been well documented.  But what about speaking a dialect?  Well, little by little researchers are studying this issue to see if there are benefits from speaking two different “dialects” of … Continue reading

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