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Political insults - Italian style

In a hugely cheering development, an Italian court has ruled that 'The language of political polemic can take on more pungent and incisive tones than those commonly used in private life''.

More particularly, 'rimbambito' (senile, gaga etc. A word that I will be field testing at the first opportunity. C) is parliamentary, or in this case, municipal language.

That the word got hurled by a small town mayor in a debate on the Kosovo war. Nothing like sticking to one's knitting, is there?

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Blogger hatfield girl said... 12:50 pm

Comment of the week was from Berlusconi on being advised that the Left, under Veltroni, were standing ready to support the government in the financial crisis.

'Me ne frego,' he remarked in a familiar historical style.  



Blogger Croydonian said... 1:01 pm

Having done some research, perhaps not the wisest choice of words, but then SB does not let his opponents' view trouble him overly.  



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