The TF staff must often come to terms with the most common truisms about Italy, Tuscany and Florence. After seven years in print, we've pretty much heard and said it all. However, there are a few things about Italy and Tuscany that never seem to get old. And that started us thinking: what's behind these truisms? We've done a little digging and found some fun facts behind the following three ‘frequently made observations.' Write us at [email protected] with your favorite truisms about the Boot, and we will investigate them in upcoming articles.