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la madre degli imbecili

La madre degli imbecili è sempre incinta.

"The mother of imbeciles is always pregnant." The idea here is that there's no short supply if idiots in the world.

Grammatically this Italian proverb is a good reminder of the agreement between nouns and adjectives - "madre incinta." The adjective ends in "a" because it refers to the feminine singular noun "madre." C4N!

Reader Comments (1)

Please noter that this is NOT an Italian proverb but a quotation attributed to B. Brecht, a German author.
May 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterZzonyx

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