la litania

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun, la litania, which means litanySee the noun used below in its context:

La smetti di lamentarti? Non sei l’unico ad avere problemi e ormai siamo stufi delle tue continue litanie sulla tua vita difficile.

Will you stop complaining? You are not the only one who has problems, and now we are fed up with your continual litanies about your difficult life.

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Our next book, Il vero italiano 2: Practice Makes Perfect, is almost ready for ‘prime time’!
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News & Updates:

: Our next book, Il vero italiano 2: Practice Makes Perfect, is due out next week (hopefully) as an ebook! We’re going to release it first as an ebook on Google Play, Scribd, and via our storefront on Selz. These three sites will offer the book as a rights free PDF (once purchased, obviously), which means you can save it to your computer and print it out or work with it on your computer to do the exercises in the book. There will be a Mac/iPad version at a reduced price for those who like to work from their tablets (and do the exercises on paper). Solutions to all the exercises are provided at the end of each chapter. At the end of the book will be a series of appendices.

Once the ebook is released, we’ll then release it as a paperback via Lulu and then through the book distribution network (if accepted) so that it can be purchased on sites like Amazon and B&N. Keep in mind that this process takes 6-8 weeks, and the price of the book is often a bit higher than if purchased direct from the publisher (

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: For a list of the links where our books can be purchased, check out the “Our Books and Ebooks” tab on our homepage. Once the web site for our publishing group is set up (PdG Press:, more information can be found there.