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A pagare e morire…

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A pagare e morire c’è sempre tempo
Literally: For paying and dying, there is always time

 

This is the Italian version of Benjamin Franklin’s old maxim about the only guarantees in life being death and taxes. Instead of taxes, however, this proverb talks about ‘payments’ more generally. I also wonder if this can be (mis)interpreted to mean that you shouldn’t be in a rush to make the payments you owe (or to die, for that matter). I wonder what the Italian taxman might make of this…hmm…

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