Day: August 2, 2017

Why do Europeans say, “Where there are Italians, there is dirt”?

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Posted in categories: Culture, Other Languages

Because there was a perception 50 years ago that Italians were dirtier than Northern Europeans. They may not be saying that now, but there is still stereotyping between parts of Europe, and the claims that this saying is impossible ring hollow to me. I don’t have a smoking gun of someone saying it; but I […]