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I·ATE Food Term of the Week: Cannoli

Tracing the origins of the term cannoli is quite challenging due to the legendary myths and emotional ties that have mixed and stratified in...

The etymology of “woman” in different languages

The inspiration for this article came from a colleague and friend of mine who works at the Irish Language Unit of the European Parliament,...

I·ATE Food Term of the Week: Polpette

From Italian polpette to French boulette to Lebanese falafel: a journey through lexicon and cultures Polpette take us back to our childhood. For many Italians,...

EuroParole, the new Italian platform that clarifies Anglicisms meaning

We live in an age in which Anglicisms are increasingly used, especially in the media. In this article, we will show a clear example...

Luxembourg: a small multilingual nation in the heart of Europe

The multilingual population of Luxembourg  Luxembourg is a small nation located in Western Europe, bordered by Belgium, Germany and France. It has a surface of...

The regional policies analysed at the XVI REI Study Day

On Monday the 27th of April the European Parliament had the pleasure to host the XVI REI Study Day, entitled “da Bruxelles a Pedesina....

The Hidden Secrets of Italian Hand Gestures

You probably have always thought that translation was all about words, whether they were written or spoken. Guess what? You got it wrong. There...