Monthly Archives: December 2012

Chapter 64: Oche farcite (Geese stuffing)

My readers might be expecting a small treatise on the stuffing of geese in the Mezzogiorno, but we Calabresi don’t stuff geese. The new geese stuffers are language textbook publishers. For decades, they have been stuffing our ganders with the … Continue reading

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Chapter 63: Imperfetto vs. passato prossimo

It’s Saturday morning. November has just passed. An unexpected rain in San Diego has freshened the air. Next week is the last week of the semester and my Italian 100A students got stuck with a huge nut to crack: learn … Continue reading

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