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When an Italian engineering firm can get away with only laying off female staff, you know we’re still living in a male-dominated world

9th July, 2011

Eskimos don’t actually have hundreds of words for snow. In fact, it’s the Lapp people of northern Europe who do.

Likewise, in Italian, there’s no direct translation for the term ‘politically correct’.

True, the Italians will sometimes wrap their tongues around the phrase ‘politicamente corretto’, but more often they just invoke the English.

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