Blog archives for June, 2011


Archive for June, 2011

The Case of Amanda Knox

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

I really was not aware of the Amanda Knox case when it was really happening. As a part of my Italian study I recently noticed an item in the Corriere della Sera, the Milan newspaper that seems to be the equivalent in stature to the New York Times about an appeal for Amanda. I’ll give […]

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F.I.A.T.

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Everyone of a certain age knows the meaning of those initials. “Fix It Again Tony”. That was the joke about Fiat when they were still imported into the U.S. until 1984 when they were no longer available. Italian style sometimes seemed more important that reliability. Of course that little first-hand knowledge of the company doesn’t […]

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