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Piazza di Pasquino

Piazza di Pasquino takes its name from the most famous “talking” statue in Rome. The statue of Pasquino, leaning against the corner of Palazzo Braschi. In the past this square was called “Piazza di...

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Sampietrino

Sampietrino or sanpietrino (also called selcio) Anyone who has been to Rome knows that the term “sanpietrino” means the typical pavement of the historic center of the capital. But do you know why they...

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The “bad words” in the Roman slang

The “bad word” in the Roman slang have a prominent position and there is often the reference to anatomical and sexual parts, used without any precise reference to the intrinsic (however vulgarized) meaning of...

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Money in the Roman slang

Money in the Roman slang Baiocco of 1795 by Pius VI Rather famous are the various names that were used to give to certain determined sums of money in lire, and consequently to some...

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Feriae Augusti (Ferragosto)

Feriae Augusti (Ferragosto) is an ancient holiday – in the Imperial Rome called Feriae Augusti (Ferragosto) – moderately celebrated on 15 August in Italy, the Republic of San Marino and the Canton of Ticino....

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Li Mortacci tua

The same is true  for li mortacci tua “classic” Roman word: that assumes conflicting meanings depending on the tone of facial and body appearance that attend its expression: it can mean, if accompanied by a...