Tag: Italy

Divorce Hearing in Italy

A man and his wife were getting a divorce at a local court in Italy, but the custody of their children posed a problem. The mother jumped to her feet and protested to the judge that since she had brought the children into this world, she should retain custody of them. The man also wanted …

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Alerts to Threats in 2015 Europe

From John Cleese The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in …

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A Message from John Cleese

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea …

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Christmas Trees Around the World

Rockefeller Center, New York The Capitol, Washington DC Trafalgar Square in London The Romer, Frankfurt’s City Hall Red, White and Blue [on display at an unknown location] Puerta del Sol in Madrid St. Peter’s Square in Rome Galeries Lafayette in Paris A chapel in Germany’s Karwendel mountains The largest Christmas tree in Europe [over 230 …

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Italian Lawyers

A professor of law had just finished a guest lecture at a law school in Italy when an Italian lawyer approached him and asked, “Is it true that a person can fall down on a sidewalk in your country and then sue the land owners for lots of money?” Told it was true, the lawyer …

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