Interesting Italian Facts

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1. 97% of Italian men consider themselves a flirt, while 76% of American men consider themselves flirts, a survey reveals.
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2. Did you hear about the Italian chef that died? He pasta way.
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3. A survey revealed that 20% of Italian singles say they prefer an open relationship to a monogamous one.
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4. Members of the Mafia are much less likely to be psychopaths than other Italian criminals.
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5. The Italian phrase "Il vino � squisito, pu io fondle i vostri genitals?" means "The wine is delicious, may I fondle your genitals?"
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6. In 2015, the International Space Station installed the first Italian espresso maker built to work in microgravity conditions.
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7. Spaghetti is actually the plural form of the Italian word 'spaghetto.'
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8. President Bush and Saddam Hussein both have their shoes made by the same Italian shoemaker!
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9. The ambient air in eight Italian cities has been found to contain low levels of cocaine and marijuana.
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10. Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration.
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11. Paparazzi means "buzzing mosquito" in Italian.
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12. Slovenian men do twice as much housework as Italian men.
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13. 80% of Italians aged between 18 and 30 live with their parents.
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14. Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye".

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