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A short translation request...
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:49 pm    Post subject: A short translation request... Reply with quote

Would someone be so kind as to translate this old Winston Churchill quote to the Italian? It's for a small joke to an Italian friend of mine. He's from the Surdo, Cosenza area if that means something in regards to the dialect. Thanks...Joe B.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:02 am    Post subject: Re: A short translation request... Reply with quote

JoeB wrote:
Would someone be so kind as to translate this old Winston Churchill quote to the Italian? It's for a small joke to an Italian friend of mine. He's from the Surdo, Cosenza area if that means something in regards to the dialect. Thanks...Joe B.

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This might cover it Joe...


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:18 am    Post subject: Re: A short translation request... Reply with quote

Thanks Carole, what a great site!

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