“Oh dear, someone dropped a bit of their shopping,” I commented to a couple of mothers.
“No, they didn’t,” said one of them. They laughed, and looked up at a block of flats overlooking the playground. They both agreed someone had thrown the bags out of one of the windows.
“Why would they do that?” I asked.
They made this sign with their hands. They were giggling, partly from amusement, partly from embarrassment.
This sign is called fare la corna. I thought that meant cuckold, that someone’s wife is messing about behind his back.
No, they explained, that is only when you wag it from side to side. When…
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