Synopses & Reviews
Whether they're ordering a slice in Little Italy or riding along the Grand Canal, this book will be a reader's guide to truly spitting the sauce. A collection of slang and expressions that could make Tony Soprano blush, this book helps non-native speakers sound like they just got off the boat. Each entry provides an individual foreign gem, a useful Italian sentence employing the word, the expression's English counterpart, and its literal translation. Complete with up-to-date curses, slang, and idiomatic expressions, the words and phrases are split into different situation-based sections, so the reader will always know what to say - no matter where they are.
This sort of Italian isn't Church sanctioned.
Whether ordering a slice in Little Italy or riding along the Grand Canal, Talk Dirty: Italian is your guide to truly spitting the sauce. Loaded with plenty of words and expressions that could make Tony Soprano blush, you'll sound like you just got off the boat with entries like the one below. And with the curses, slang, and idiomatic expressions split into different situation-based sections, you're guaranteed to always know what to say--no matter where you are.
Italian word: scopabile
Definition: f**kable, lit. sweepable
Phrase: Niente male la tua suocera; anzi direi che e propio scopabile.
Literal Translation: Your mother-in-law is not so bad looking; in fact she's quite f**kable.