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From Gianugo Rabellino <gian...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [OT] Digital Video Amarcord
Date Sun, 19 Oct 2003 09:27:46 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>> What does the word "Amarcord" mean. No answer from dictionary.com
>> and i gather it is Italian. Is it another of your fine and fitting
>> terms?
> 
> 
> Don't know the origin of the word but it's originally a movie by 
> Federico Fellini
> 
> http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6303522440/103-1504378-6337424?v=glance

> 
> 
> Litterarely is supposed to mean "I remember", but in a twisted and sour 
> way, sort of a recollection of experiences that you do when you are thru 
> it with a love/hate relationship. It's not even italian, but it just 
> meant exactly this... sorry, I thought it was more international.

For the record, it's (almost) italian. It's how in the Emilian  dialect 
"I remember" is spelt and said (I guess it should be "Am'arcord", 
actually). Not that much international after all, but Fellini did quite 
a good job in making it famous. :-)

Ciao,.

-- 
Gianugo Rabellino
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     (Now blogging at: http://blogs.cocoondev.org/gianugo/)


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