Grandmother Said it Best Author:Joseph Antinoro-Polizzi; Angeline Guzeetta-Jones A treasury of Italian proverbs...All cultures mirror a delicate and intricate blend of what is universal and variable, of what is serious and folly in human nature and in human doings. In many societies, proverbs are one of the richest repositories of the cultural interpretation of reality. The Italians were one of the several groups of people... more »s who arrived on North American shores bringing with them such an ancient and truly original oral storehouse. The editors now are pleased to offer the following special selectin for the enjoyment, the enrichment and perhaps in some instances, the naostalgia and sentiment of the reader.« less
I've never seen a book like this one...the Italian and then the English translation. For example: Faccia in faccia a tua suocera.
Clean only as far as your mother-in-law can see...or do a minimal job and try to get a way with it!