Dietrologia. New Word Suggestion. Italian word for: conspiracy theory. Submitted By: DavedWachsman1 – 07/07/ Approval Status: Rejected. Flag as. 6 Mar Dietrologia is the study of the real reason for things, as opposed to the official explanation. There is more about it in this Economist article. 24 Sep Our word of the week, dietrologia (DYET-troh-loh-GEE-ah) is a fairly recent entry in Italian vocabulary, only a few decades old. It literally means.
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Look to Zimbabwe or Eastern Europe. It’s rather useful to describe conspiracy theorists. There are civil servants everywhere! It’s a poor substitute, but I came across another Italian word today, which may reveal something about the great and beautifully governed nation. Mark Forsyth is the dietro,ogia of guide that dietrologoa, teetotallers and light drinkers dream of to explain the ins and outs of alcohol use and abuse since the beginning of time.
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Dietrologia is the study of the real reason for things, as opposed to the official explanation. But I couldn’t because I didn’t This charming book proved so engrossing dletrologia while reading it I accidentally drank two bottles of wine without realising.
This entertaining study of drunkenness makes for a racy sprint through human history – history being, as Mark Forsyth wittily puts it “the result of farmers working too hard”.
So with heavy heart and hanging head, I gave up and toddled down to the pub to drown my sorrows remembering, of course, to leave my jacket hanging over the chair by my computer, in case the Muse came past.
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Reviews of A Short History of Drunkenness. This post has already gone up twice; but, as it’s the one on which I worked hardest, and as this blog is always gaining and losing adh This is a book of some brilliance – Daily Mail.
Subscribe To Posts Atom. Newer Post Older Post Home. I searched and I e-mailed and in the end I managed to get the translation and interpretation department of a major Italian institution onto the question. For e-mail enquiries, entreaties, permissions etc please contact my agent, Jon Elek at United Agents.
“dietrologia” in English
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Definition of Dietrologia | New Word Suggestion | Collins Dictionary
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