Gestures

I speak with my hands! So what?! 😀

Here’s a short introduction into Italian gestures;
they often work much better than words!
Not only are they universal throughout the nation;
they’re also so immediate! 🙂

Italians use around 250 of them daily, a lexicon that is comparable in size and sophistication to the lexicon of sign language for the deaf.
italian gestures 1  italian gestures 2

italian gestures 3

Credit: Alfredo Cassano

Then came The New York Times: Italian Gestures explained on video (browse over the movement you want to understand,

and a reply by The Guardian: a crash course.

But the true reason is that this is the only way we can avoid being wired 😀
Oh, by the way… we gesticulate even when we’re on the phone!

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