If you are thinking “how could I have missed this important information about Italians!” Well, don’t worry! We are, maybe, not easily understandable for a couple of things, but no: we don’t usually eat cabbage for the afternoon snack.
This is only one of the tons of fun food related idioms we LOVE:
“C’entra come i cavoli a merenda”
Translation: It's as relevant as cabbage for snacks.
Which means: It doesn’t fit - it’s inappropriate
It is maybe an Italian peculiarity, as food plays an important role in Italian culture, but I think that we are not the only ones! Let’s make a list of fun food related idioms: feel free to share!
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