Larderello

Florentinisms: a dictionary of the florentine dialect

Alexandra Lawrence, Francesco Stefanelli
December 15, 2011

Larderello/i

‘Love handles.'

 Example: ‘Non mi piaccio in quella foto, si vedono tutti i larderelli!' (‘I don't like that picture of me: you can see my love handles!')   

 

 

Formicola

Ant.

Example: ‘Eccoci! La cucina lè piena di formicole! Corri a comprare i' veleno!' (‘Oh great! The kitchen is full of ants! Run out and get the spray!')

 

 

Impazzare

To go crazy.

 Example: ‘M'ha fatto impazzare tutti i' giorno pe' trovare quelle scarpe da gennastica!' (‘He drove me crazy all day looking for those tennis shoes!')

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