Message 53: Re: Soprannomi ( nicknames)

   Posted by Joe Cionni on 07/30/03 at 5:26 PM

Subject:   Re: Soprannomi ( nicknames)

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In Reply to: Soprannomi ( nicknames) posted by alberto on 07/29/03 at 2:52 PM:

Dan, I just got off the phone with my stepmother in Torricella. It seems, once more, that I made a mistake: the Aspromonte family, according to my source, was referred to as " SPRAMONT". The phrase "chis di spramont" translates to "those of the Aspromonte family. Regarding a "chis di piluc", my stepmother remembers only that they had many relatives in America.
"chis di mast dunat" refers to the Porreca family that Al visited when in Torricella: Virginia (now deceased) and her daughters: Teresita Antonietta e Rita.
Ciao, Joe


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