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Daniele Vallotto - Babbel Magazine

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Daniele Vallotto
Daniele is a big fan of the color orange, octopuses and antiquated words from Italian dialects. His principal pastime is searching for the perfect cacio e pepe (an Italian pasta dish).
Articles by Daniele
12 Famous Misquotes That People Get Wrong All The Time

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

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

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

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

Names Of Rock Bands, Explained

How to go from “The Tea Set” to “Pink Floyd” in a few simple steps.
30 Sicilian Expressions That We Love

30 Sicilian Expressions That We Love

And this list only names half of them.
When In Rome, Talk Like The Romans Do: Roman Expressions And Sayings

When In Rome, Talk Like The Romans Do: Roman Expressions And Sayings

Here are more than 50 Roman expressions (plus a bonus!) to help you understand everything in Zerocalcare without using subtitles or Google.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Tennis

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Tennis

Clueless about tennis and keen not to let anyone find out? Here’s you’ll find the most common tennis terms from ace to smash.