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  • HTC will have another flagship phone, even after billion-dollar deal with Google 21/09/2017
    HTC will have another flagship phone, even after billion-dollar deal with Google  The VergeGoogle Buys HTC Talent for $1.1 Billion to Spur Devices Push  BloombergGoogle to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in $1.1 billion deal  ReutersGoogle Paid HTC $1.1 Billion To Turn Itself Into a Phone Maker  WIREDGoogle Is Close to Buying HTC Assets to Bolster Hardware  BloombergFull coverage
  • Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi seeks implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir 21/09/2017
    Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi seeks implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir  Economic TimesText Bulletin 0800 Hours  Radio Pakistan (press release)US: Pakistan Defends Itself on the World Stage  STRATFORFull coverage
  • Ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, 12, Breaks into Sobs as She's Crowned Champion of America's Got Talent 21/09/2017
    Ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, 12, Breaks into Sobs as She's Crowned Champion of America's Got Talent  PEOPLE.com'America's Got Talent' Finale Recap: [SPOILER] Wins Season 12  Hollywood Life'America's Got Talent' 2017 finale winner revealed  Fox NewsAmerica's Got Talent: Ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer voices two puppets in epic final performance  MetroFull coverage
  • Hack of SEC Corporate Filing System May Have Led to Illicit Trading Profits 21/09/2017
    Hack of SEC Corporate Filing System May Have Led to Illicit Trading Profits  BloombergSEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system  ABC NewsSEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files, May Have Used Secret Data For Trading  NPRFull coverage
  • Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island with devastating force 21/09/2017
    Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island with devastating force  Washington PostHurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico, leaves island without electricity; residents vow to rebuild after devastation  New York Daily NewsWhat it's like to ride out Hurricane Maria, the worst storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly 100 years  USA TODAYHurricane Maria Live Updates: Puerto Rico […]
  • Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes 21/09/2017
    Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes  New York TimesWhy Mexico is at the epicenter of the month's most prominent natural disasters  Washington PostMexico earthquake: Race to find survivors under collapsed school  BBC NewsDíaz: Mexico earthquake victims need your prayers - and your donations  AZCentral.comMexico Earthquake: More Than 200 Dead as Buildings Collapse  NBCNews.comFull coverage
  • MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Apologizes for Leaked Tirade 21/09/2017
    MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Apologizes for Leaked Tirade  VarietyLawrence O'Donnell Sorry For Leaked Video Of Off-Air Rants  DeadlineMSNBC Footage Leaked Showing Frustrated Lawrence O'Donnell On-Set  Hollywood ReporterLawrence: Watch MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell's Unhinged Outtakes for Eight Crazy Minutes 'Lawrence'  YouTubeFull coverage
  • Young fan taken from Yankees game to hospital after being hit by foul ball 20/09/2017
    Young fan taken from Yankees game to hospital after being hit by foul ball  ESPNYankee Victory Becomes Footnote After Girl Is Struck by Line Drive  New York TimesYoung girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul during Yankees-Twins game  Chicago TribuneHow many more near-misses at Yankee Stadium until nets are extended?  USA TODAYFull coverage
  • California again steps up to Trump, this time to stop the border wall 20/09/2017
    California again steps up to Trump, this time to stop the border wall  Los Angeles TimesTrump border wall lawsuit filed by California  CBS NewsOnPolitics Today: GOP lawmakers go silent on funding Trump's wall  USA TODAYOur View: Donald Trump's border wall isn't a solution. It's a slogan  AZCentral.comCalifornia to sue Trump administration over plan for US-Mexico border wall  Los Angeles TimesFull […]
  • Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It. 20/09/2017
    Someone Made a Fake Equifax Site. Then Equifax Linked to It.  New York TimesAfter Equifax breach, company sent victims to wrong site for weeks: report  CBS NewsEquifax sends breach victims to fake support site  CNETFull coverage
  • Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate Increase 20/09/2017
    Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Rate Increase  New York TimesDollar shines, Asia shares slip after Fed signals December rate hike  ReutersYellen Brushes Aside Inflation 'Mystery' While Fed Eyes Rate Hike  BloombergFull coverage
  • Florida Suspends License of Nursing Home Tied to Eight Deaths 20/09/2017
    Florida Suspends License of Nursing Home Tied to Eight Deaths  Wall Street Journal (subscription)The inexplicable horror of the deaths of eight elderly people in Florida  Washington PostFull coverage
  • Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign 20/09/2017
    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign  Washington PostDuring Trump's Campaign, Paul Manafort Offered to Privately Brief a Russian Billionaire Friend of Putin's  TIMELewandowski: Manafort should go to jail for the rest of his life if he colluded  The HillTrump Praises Africa for Making “So Many Friends” Rich  Vanity FairSurveillance of Paul Manafort occurred during […]
  • Palestinian leader, at General Assembly, calls on 'duty-bound' UN to end Israeli occupation 20/09/2017
    Palestinian leader, at General Assembly, calls on 'duty-bound' UN to end Israeli occupation  UN News CentreFull coverage
  • Here's why you should pay attention to this weekend's German election 20/09/2017
    Here's why you should pay attention to this weekend's German election  Washington PostRussia looks to German election for sway in Europe  The HillMerkel Pushes to Mobilize Vote After Big Parties Cede Ground  BloombergGermany's left braced for election postmortem before polls even open  Irish TimesFull coverage

Dialetto in pillole (31) “La ‘égghia del mortu”, di Pina Zaccari – scena ultima

Il viatico della Chiesa (foto Fabio Marchetti)

Il viatico della Chiesa (foto Fabio Marchetti)

Peppina, la vedova, si accascia su una sedia, attorniata dalla figlia e dalle vicine in atto di premurosa consolazione. Nel frattempo, di lato, a commento di tutto, la comare Pasqualina conclude con sincero affetto. Il personaggio che ha l’ultima battuta, Ggiggio, è il morto, felice di essere arrivato in paradiso e felice pure di non dover più ascoltare le chiacchiere infinite e micidiali delle donne che hanno fatto la veglia al suo cadavere.

 

PasqualinaRivolta alla vedova. O Peppì …’gnà che te rassegni!…Ce so’  passata ‘ncora iu …Donca ne so calcó’! … La morte ci ha usatu sempre[1], …tu nun sai né la prima né l’ultema!.Te déi fa curaggiu da per te … ‘Na bbotta de “ puretta “ [2] eppo’, quannu la messa è fenita, ‘anne tutti a casa de lora[3] … Invece è meju èsse ‘nvidiati che cumpatiti …Déi rcumenzà da per te,…damme mente … I polsi nnerti[4] ce l’hai …te tiri ssu le maneche più de prima e te daghi da fa’ … notte e giornu … pìi su le stanghe del cariolu e parti… No’ semu ‘bbituate a fa’ i sagrefici… Ce ‘ole un po’ de tempu…  Ma el tempu remedia e guarisce tante robbe …(Breve silenzio) …Tantu …j omi …dàmmene un buccó!… Finché  stànne in maru tuttu ‘a bè …Quannu ‘jènene in tera, oprene la bocca perchè ci hanne fiatu[5] … Lora prima te fanne tribbulà … eppò te lassene i guai e le pasció !… La ‘ita ‘a avanti …o cujona …A la fine … sai cu’ te digu? …….. El peggiu è per lu’ … ch’è ‘ndatu su!!

L'applauso del pubblico (foto Fabio Marchetti)

L’applauso del pubblico (foto Fabio Marchetti)

EPILOGO – Proscenio vuoto e buio

Si sente il colpo improvviso e sordo di un portone richiuso energicamente.

 

Ggiggio –  Ooooh!!   Su’ riatu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Cala il sipario

 

Locandina della commedia

Locandina della commedia

 

Le foto sono di Fabio Marchetti

[1]              La morte è inevitabile.

[2]              Dopo i primi momenti di compassione e solidarietà, ognuno se ne torna a casa e dimentica  tutto.

[3]              L’effetto consolatorio delle condoglianze svanisce presto.

[4]              Spessi, robusti.

[5]              Non sanno quasi mai quel che dicono.

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