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CHEERS In Italian – How We Say It, When To Say It, + Toasting Rules

Cheers in Italian – How we say ‘cheers’ in Italy, when we say it, and Italian toasting rules Let’s celebrate! In English we ‘toast’ or ‘raise our glasses’ (and later clink them gently together). This custom may come from the rite of drinking to the gods and to the dead in ancient Rome and Greece …

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Italian Grocery Stores – A Visitor’s Guide + Helpful Tips

Italian Grocery Stores – different types, important things to know, helpful tips, useful words and phrases and more! Ah, grocery shopping in Italy.  Is it really romantic like they show it in the films?  Skipping along cobblestone streets, stopping in at the jolly bakery and choosing the freshest produce from the friendly neighborhood fruit seller? …

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