Monthly Archives: April 2018

Bonfire of the Vanities

“Bonfire of the Vanities” is a 1987 satirical novel by Tom Wolfe.  It is a drama about ambition, racism, social class, politics, and greed in New York City during the ‘80s.  The title is a reference to the historical bonfires … Continue reading

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Degli anglicismi di cui potremmo fare a meno

“Se cediamo all’itanglese, l’italiano non cresce più” L’inglese si è insinuato nella lingua italiana per anni, probabilmente iniziando con il cinema negli anni ’30, poi con la televisione, poi viaggiare, e oggi attraverso la tecnologia e i social media.  Recentemente, … Continue reading

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Anglicisms that Italians could do without

English has crept into the Italian language for years, probably starting with film in the 1930s, then with television, then traveling, and today through technology and social media. Recently, a huge controversy broke out in Italy.  Prin (research projects of … Continue reading

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