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Explanation: Whilst technically I am in agreement with Laura, in many of the company financial statements I have translated the above term (apologies to the purists - good job we do not have General De Gaulle in Italy)is always used.
Peter Cox Italy Local time: 09:55 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 34
Explanation: la metto li', ho cercato conferme in rete, che ho avuto solo in parte.
Peter, we have had our own share of purists... I remember that the famous pre-war comic actor Renato Rascel had to change his last name to Rascele, because names ending in consonant were not overly Italian. I remember in the sense that I have read in books... I am old, but not THAT old!
Buon anno e saluti a tutti
Paola L M