Interesting Italian Facts
1. 97% of Italian men consider themselves a flirt, while 76% of American men consider themselves flirts, a survey reveals.
2. Did you hear about the Italian chef that died? He pasta way.
3. A survey revealed that 20% of Italian singles say they prefer an open relationship to a monogamous one.
4. Members of the Mafia are much less likely to be psychopaths than other Italian criminals.
5. The Italian phrase "Il vino ï¿½ squisito, pu io fondle i vostri genitals?" means "The wine is delicious, may I fondle your genitals?"
6. In 2015, the International Space Station installed the first Italian espresso maker built to work in microgravity conditions.
7. Spaghetti is actually the plural form of the Italian word 'spaghetto.'
8. President Bush and Saddam Hussein both have their shoes made by the same Italian shoemaker!
9. The ambient air in eight Italian cities has been found to contain low levels of cocaine and marijuana.
10. Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration.
11. Paparazzi means "buzzing mosquito" in Italian.
12. Slovenian men do twice as much housework as Italian men.
13. 80% of Italians aged between 18 and 30 live with their parents.
14. Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye".
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