Me sta a parti’ la brocca
Or even “I’m flipping out”. I’m getting crazy, or in any case I’m close to a “snap”, a loss of control, an altered reaction.
Probably refers to when the nervousness leads to throwing glass jugs against someone else, causing cracks and wounds.
La botte piena e la moglie ubriaca
Want too much. To have too many claims. Finish alone and sober …
Popular wisdom teaches us to be content, who is content with the least is the richest of all!
Uova all’occhio di bue
The similarity between this simple recipe, and the eyes of an ox is amazing!
(or maybe not, but it doesn’t matter).
Not the Caribbean island, famous for reggae and marijuana, but a linguistic shortcut that can be completed as follows: “Jamaicacatoercazzo” or “You have already shit my cock down” (you make me feel boring).
Non piscio mica dalle ginocchia
Do you think i’m weird who does strange and meaningless things? With that sentence you want to declare your adversity to a suggestion that we feel impossible, if not weird.
Non sto qui ad asciugare gli scogli
My time is precious! I do not waste it doing useless and stupid things! Got it?!
Non sto qui a pettinare le bambole
If i say so i mean that i’m not a person who waste his time with infant activities, indeed!
Stai a guardà er capello
You have attention to smallest details, you are picky!
Saltimbocca alla Romana
An easy and fast recipe typical of Roman cuisine.
It is even more tasty because you can comfortably eat without using your hands. In fact, these delicious snacks of veal, sage and raw ham browned in butter, once in the plate literally jump into your mouth, a feature that is related with the healthy laziness that we Romans inherited from the ancient “otium” (idleness) from the days of the empire…
23 bucho de culo
Numerology of Roman Tradition. 23 is associated with luck. Anal orifice is the symbol of most common use.
“What the Ass!” that means “What luck”! Strange isn’t it?
Hai cacato fori dar vasetto
This time you really exaggerated (meaning metaphorically an action that you are very ashamed of and which will force you to remedy your actions not without pain, you will have to clean the floor from your excrement indeed).
Nè di venere nè di marte, non si sposa nè si parte; nè si dà principio all’arte
It is an ancient proverb, related to the superstition that Venus / Friday is a female divinity brings idleness and lust, while Mars / Tuesday is linked to war so it is better not to do anything else. Anyway, it can be an excuse if an activity fails, blaming the day it began, rather than a personal failure that could instead leads to a usefull self-critique.
Na pinza e na tenaja
It is said about a person who is particularly refusing to speak. So the words are extracted with tools such as clamp or pincers…
Suora, tua. Chiuso.
This sentence brings us back to childhood when, as a kid, on the streets of Rome, we met a nun, it was common to pronounce this expression, then touch a friend, and cross our fingers. Basically it was a small magical rite that protected us from the proverbial misfortune brought by the sight of a nun, and passed this “zella” (badluck) (as it is said in Rome) to the unfortunate who was touched, which had to be fast enough to touch someone else before he crossed his fingers, making himself immune.
Here is the imagination of the child who grew up in the same city where the pope lives …
Here is a detailed explanation (in italian) >>
Hai fatto la frittata
You mess up the situation. It is usually used when we put the eggs just bought at the bottom of the shopping bag. They break, and the damage is done, tonight we will not eat…