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Saturday
Jun012013

NONNA USED TO SAY

A cicala canta, canta e po’ schiatta. The cicada sings, sings, and then dies. –  It comes from one of Aesop's fables: the cicada spends the summer singing while the ant stores away food. When the weather turns bitter, the cicada finds herself without food and dies. Ergo: superficial people don’t go far. Pigliate 'a bona quanno te vene ca 'a malamente nun manca maje. Take the good times when they come because bad times will always be here.  (more)

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