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  • Aug 22, 2011
  • 01:42 AM

Italian language under threat from cuts, warns academy

Tom Kington / The Guardian
Nicoletta Maraschio is fighting to stop the closure of the Accademia della Crusca, the Florence-based institute she runs which has been considered the foremost custodian of the Italian language since it published Italy's first dictionary in 1612. Almost 400 years on, the government has announced plans to eliminate the academy's €190,000 (£165,000) annual funding...

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  1. Savings all over Europe, especially in the South. I hope the school will have its’ funds

    Stavros at 08:32 PM, Aug 22, 2011     Permalink

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