De zioba grasso tute łe boche łica. 'On fat thursday, all mouths can lick'

As many know, the term grasso (fat) in reference the two days of Carnival, Tuesday and Thursday, indicates a period in which particularly nutritious foods, sweets, or fats were consumed. This is because the period of...


Duri i banchi!

One of the most popular idioms in modern speech. It means "hold on", "go ahead" despite the problems and is often used as moral support in difficult situations, towards each other: "Duri i banchi vecio!" (hard at...


Tagiar ła testa al toro ‘Cut the the bulls head’ (To bite the bullet, to cut to the chase)

The meaning of this saying is well-known: to remove obstacles, to end something quickly, to put to end an issue without providing further alternatives, to get something done. What may not be known is that the...