Fun facts about Italy, courtesy of Rick Steve
Cologne, thermometer, barometer, pizza,
espresso machine, typewriter,
nitro-glycerin and the ice-cream cone.
The average Italian is 42 years old,
makes $29,200 per year,
and has 1.28 kids.
Everyday, he or she consumes two servings of pasta,
a half pound of bread,
and two glasses of wine,
and will live to the age of 76 years, 10 months, and 16 days.
Foods in season in June:
eggplant, and strawberries
Description of Italy:
Bubbling with emotion, corruption,
stray hairs, inflation,
traffic jams, body odors,
holidays, crowded squalor,
and irate ranters shaking their fists at each other one minute
and walking arm-in-arm the next.
Sounds good to me!!!!