x
Toggle Content Register or Login  -  February 19, 2018, 8:12 pm
Toggle Content User Info
Toggle Content Main Menu
Toggle Content Last Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Translating written postcard
Last post by mekanic in Translations on Jan 18, 2018 at 13:58:50

Translating written postcard
Last post by mekanic in Translations on Jan 18, 2018 at 13:53:38

State of the Family Record & Other State Records
Last post by debbiemfit in Northern Italy on Jan 02, 2018 at 23:14:28

Settimor torinese nato Caterina Martini
Last post by Franksme in Northern Italy on Jan 01, 2018 at 17:14:11

Ambrogio Bianchi Birth Certificate - Rome/Ferentino
Last post by debbiemfit in Where do I begin? on Oct 14, 2017 at 15:28:01

Cardano al Campo, Italy
Last post by Seabreezes1 in Northern Italy on Oct 13, 2017 at 21:58:14

Motta San Giovanni / Valanidi questions: please help!
Last post by Italysearcher in Where do I begin? on Sep 24, 2017 at 18:25:31

Bastianelli Sant Elia Fiumerapido or Altina
Last post by Italysearcher in Central Italy on Sep 23, 2017 at 18:29:38

RESEACHING LUCIA NAPOLI DELIANOUVA
Last post by nuccia in Where do I begin? on Sep 22, 2017 at 06:13:48

Surname Serafini from Barga
Last post by Libby in Northern Italy on Sep 04, 2017 at 03:47:22

Toggle Content Help Support this Site
Please support GentediMareGenealogy
Help us by supporting the future development of this site, or simply to say thank you.
Toggle Content EStore
Community Forums › All Things Italian › Translations › A short translation request...

     Forum FAQ   Search   Log in to check your private messages   Login  
A short translation request...
For help with translating documents or writing letters.

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum Index Translations Printer Friendly Page

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
JoeB
Explorer
Explorer


Joined: Nov 14, 2008
Posts: 354
Location: Chicago Area

PostPosted: Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:49 pm    Post subject: A short translation request... Reply with quote

Would someone be so kind as to translate this old Winston Churchill quote to the Italian? It's for a small joke to an Italian friend of mine. He's from the Surdo, Cosenza area if that means something in regards to the dialect. Thanks...Joe B.

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.

_________________
Researching DeMaso, Del Favero, Nebbiu, Valle di Cadore and Pieve di Cadore, Belluno, Veneto, Italy.
Also researching James Blackwell, Royal Regiment of Artillery in Ashton-Under-Lyne, County of Lancashire, England. b:1827 Macclesfield, County of Cheshire, England. d: About 1889 at Garden Island, Ontario, Canada.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Carole
Admin
Admin


Joined: Jul 10, 2007
Posts: 1662
Location: Valtellina - Near Lake Como

PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:02 am    Post subject: Re: A short translation request... Reply with quote

JoeB wrote:
Would someone be so kind as to translate this old Winston Churchill quote to the Italian? It's for a small joke to an Italian friend of mine. He's from the Surdo, Cosenza area if that means something in regards to the dialect. Thanks...Joe B.

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.

This might cover it Joe...


Non dovete mai fare i dibattiti con la scimmia quando il suonatore di organetto e presente.



_________________

Researching: EDMED, SAVILL, TYSON, NEWCOMBE, STAPLETON, GUNTER, STAPLES
If you think education is expensive -try ignorance!

>Expats in Italy<
Come and join 'Dork and Friends'! >New Blog<
Back to top
View user's profile
JoeB
Explorer
Explorer


Joined: Nov 14, 2008
Posts: 354
Location: Chicago Area

PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:18 am    Post subject: Re: A short translation request... Reply with quote

Thanks Carole, what a great site!

_________________
Researching DeMaso, Del Favero, Nebbiu, Valle di Cadore and Pieve di Cadore, Belluno, Veneto, Italy.
Also researching James Blackwell, Royal Regiment of Artillery in Ashton-Under-Lyne, County of Lancashire, England. b:1827 Macclesfield, County of Cheshire, England. d: About 1889 at Garden Island, Ontario, Canada.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
  Page 1 of 1All times are GMT - 4 Hours

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum Index Translations Printer Friendly Page

  
 
Jump to:  



You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum



Hosted By Site5.com
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of Gente di Mare Genealogy.
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the opinions of the poster.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
TCD_ItalianGene © Gente di Mare Genealogy