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Quando dico ai miei amici che sto cercando di imparare l’italiano, tutti sono sorpresi.

Fortunatamente, non pensano che io sia stupido per una tale impresa, ma che sono troppo vecchio per i nuovi inizi.

“Asino vecchio non prende lezioni”, dicono gli italiani, che è solo uno dei tanti proverbi in cui l’asino svolge un ruolo importante.

Ho trovato 36 di questi “proverbi asinini” sul sito web “Proverbi italiani”, che mi ha dato un buon motivo per pensare sul fenomeno di questa divina creatura con lunghe orecchie e una voce che insulta ogni orecchio nobile.

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