Letters on Language

November 2014

Is Triton Haunting “Our Sea”? 2

Dear Nicola, Although I understand that there is a degree of meta-provocation in your linguistic …

30 Nov 2014

Is Triton Haunting “Our Sea”? 1

Dear Andrea Segre, The recent launch of EU Joint Operation Triton coordinated by Frontex (November …

25 Nov 2014

August 2014

International English 2

Dear Pier Paolo, I will answer the questions asked in your letter according to a …

2 Aug 2014

July 2014

International English 1

Dear Vincenzo Matera, Contemporary international cultural exchange happens almost entirely in English. This type of …

10 Jul 2014

June 2014

Tattoos 2

Dear Pier Paolo, A great number of Italians, especially between the ages of 30 and …

11 Jun 2014

May 2014

Tattoos 1

Dear Marco Belpoliti, According to recent estimates, 1.5 million Italians have tattoos. It is a …

18 May 2014