You silly Italians with your love of English-language songs even though you have no idea what they mean! You crack me up. I love you. You make me warm inside, even as I chuckle sardonically each time I hear a DJ attempt to translate a song title - half the time, you dorks are wrong.
So one of the things that I do while I'm driving around town and having Daffy Duck moments is listen to the radio. It turns out that there are about ten songs the DJs play over and over... but over and over. Like, turn on the radio and it's 100% guaranteed you will find one
So I've applied for my residency here in Terracina. It. Has been. A wild pain in my ass. This, despite being an Italian citizen. This, despite speaking Italian. This, despite making the request with my native Italian mother in tow. Sorry, the man you need to speak to isn't here today. Oh, well, actually, he