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Daniele Vallotto - Babbel Magazine

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Daniele Vallotto

Daniele has a degree in literature, during which he studied linguistics and philology, and also one in communication, where he studied new media languages. He has a huge passion for Italian dialects and idioms that have gone out of fashion. His holy grail is the recipe for a perfect cacio e pepe.

Articles by Daniele

A Guide To The Most Important Italian Punctuation Marks

Don’t worry, Italian punctuation isn’t too different from English.

7 Famous Mistakes That Changed The Course Of History

To err is human, but sometimes mistakes are so big that they end up making history.

The 20 Most Common Rhetorical Devices (With Examples)

If you want to learn the difference between synecdoche and metonymy, you’ve come to the right place.

12 Famous Misquotes That People Get Wrong All The Time

Ipse dixit, but not really. Misattributed quotes appear everywhere on the internet. Here are just a few of the most common.

Tips And Tricks For Proper Italian Pronunciation

Here’s how to navigate your way around some of the trickiest Italian words.

Our Favorite Neapolitan Expressions And How To Use Them

Heading to Naples? Here’s a couple dozen phrases it might be useful to know.

Long Or Short: A Guide To Selecting The Right Pasta Shape

Choosing the right pasta for your dish isn’t an art. It’s an exact science.

Names Of Rock Bands, Explained

How to go from “The Tea Set” to “Pink Floyd” in a few simple steps.