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Italiano o Toscano? Posted by on Dec 17, 2008

In the last few blogs about Italian pronunciation I mentioned in reply to some comments that the Italian language has its origins in Toscana (Tuscany) and that Toscano is considered the most correct Italian. But are Italiano and Toscano the same thing? Lets see. When Italy was being unified in the 19th century there wasn’t…

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