Hey! No rocka da boat

Venice’s gondoliers have reduced capacity of their boats, blaming the increased burden of “overweight” tourists. The limit on a gondola “da nolo”, which offers the classic tour of the city’s canals, has been reduced from six to five people compared to 10 or 15 years ago, because “tourists weigh a bit more,” “Tourists From some countries, are now so overweight. when [the boat] is fully loaded, the hull sinks and water enters. Rowing with over half a ton of meat on board is dangerous.” The gondoliers profession, which has been a pillar of the ancient city since 1094, today comprises 433 gondoliers and 180 substitute gondoliers.


O’ Sole O’mio Jokes

You know how American ships’ names begin with “USS”, which stands for “United States Service.” Then there are British ships, which names begin with “HMS” for “Her Majesty’s Service.” So why do Italian ships’ names start with “AMB”? “Att-sa My Boat!

Q: What do you call an Italian with his hands in his pockets?
A: Mute.

To avoid taking down my Christmas lights, I’m turning my house into an Italian restaurant.

Q: What do you call an Italian with an I.Q. of 180?
A: A Venetian


July 24th Birthdays

1988 – Mara Wilson, 1970 – Jennifer Lopez, 1982 – Emily Rickards, 1898 – Rose Byrne
1994 – Lucas Adams, 1964 – Barry Bonds, 1978 – Danny Dreyer


Morning Motivator

You create your opportunities by asking for them.


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The real gondola crisis