Italian Words

Ask Babs: I Have A Crush On Someone, But He Doesn’t Speak My Language. How Do I Do This?

Ask Babs: I Have A Crush On Someone, But He Doesn’t Speak My Language. How Do I Do This?

This month: Cupid attempts to shatter the language barrier. Also, how to avoid pronouncing “years” like “anuses” in Italian.
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Italian?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Italian?

Test your knowledge of Italian language trivia. You don’t have to know how to speak it, but you do need to know its history.
How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

There is an impressive amount of sausage idioms in German, and that makes an impressive amount of sense.
A Language of One’s Own: Book Review of Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘In Other Words’

A Language of One’s Own: Book Review of Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘In Other Words’

Acclaimed English-language novelist Jhumpa Lahiri now writes entirely in Italian, and her new book is a passionate defense of her decision.
8 Words You Need To Know Before You Can Have A Conversation In Italian

8 Words You Need To Know Before You Can Have A Conversation In Italian

Want to speak Italian with the confidence of a native speaker? Learn how to spice up your conversations with the following eight words that every Italian uses in daily conversation.
A Dictionary Of Beautiful, But Forgotten, Italian Words

A Dictionary Of Beautiful, But Forgotten, Italian Words

These “vintage” Italian words have fallen out of fashion, but we think it’s about time they made a comeback. Check out our favorites.
5 Stereotypes About Italians That Are Actually True

5 Stereotypes About Italians That Are Actually True

Are all those stereotypes about Italians a legend? An Italian living abroad reveals the truth.
11 Words Invented By Italian-Americans

11 Words Invented By Italian-Americans

A fun collection of words invented by Italian-American immigrants during the past century.
8 Italian Words We Should Be Using in English

8 Italian Words We Should Be Using in English

Words like chiacchierone and mozzafiato are sonorous, playful and really fun to say!