These Business English Buzzwords Actually Have Italian Equivalents
Giorgia Meloni, Italy's prime minister, in October 2022 / Photo: Alessia Pierdomenico via Shutterstock
You may have heard about the latest language-led controversy making Italian headlines: At the end of March, Fabio Rampelli of Fratelli d’Italia — the hard-right party at the helm of Italy’s current government — proposed legislation that would penalize public and private institutions and companies who use English or other foreign language terms in official communications. Fines would range from €5,000 to €100,000 ($5330 to $110,620).
Rampelli’s defenses for the draft bill
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