A Quarantine of Hoax and Bread

Hoax (& Fake News) In Italian, they are called “bufale.” I had no idea where and when that word came about. I used to think that bufala was referring to that special mozzarella, only.  “BUFALA” can be traced back to the term “dis-information”, as Claire Wardle explains in the “Council of Europe report DGI (2017) […]

Read More

Tales of Tails

How should the Tail of St  Mark’s Lion be depicted? Is the Tail up or down? And why? There are many myths about St.Mark’s Lion and how it should be pictured. Many non-hystorical and unverifiable stories were handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical. St. Mark’s Lion (Italian: Leone Marciano) can […]

Read More