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What are the Italians like?
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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?
Michael: Italians are very, very friendly, and also they are quite good cooks.
Again, uh, one of my neighbors is Italian, and, uh, he's a very funny person.
I, I like Italians.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Howard: Gorgeous.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

David: Go on.

Lisa: Romantic?


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Interviewer: And what are the Italians like?

Mr.Scott: Oh, amusing. Amusing, yes.Great people.

Mrs.Scott: Yes, love children. Fun to bewith. Yes. The Italians are alright.

Mr.Scott: Nice people.

Interviewer: Okay.


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Interviewer: What about the Italians? What are the Italians like?

Gary: Oh, they're real lovers.

June: The greatest people on earth.


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Interviewer: And what are the Italians like?

Catherine: Oh, very vivacious.

Tony: Flash.

Catherine: Full of life. Temperamental.Gregarious.

Tony: Uhm.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Joanne: Uhm, very argumentative.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Sara: Uh, voluble.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Andrew: Uh, emotional, uh, expressive.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Peter: Artistic, romantic,

Margaret: and noisy.

Peter: and noisy.



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Interviewer: And what are the Italians like?

Peter: The Italians I would say are very emotive, they're,
it's, sort off un-loving people.
They like their food, and they enjoy socializing.

Steve: That said, I would agree with that.
They're, they're very emotionalpeople, and
they get very excited, uh, they don't, uhm,
seem to, to go to bars and drink as much as the English,
or the north Europeans do.
Uhm, and I think they like their food quite a lot as well.


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Interviewer: What about the Italians?

Timothy: Rather temperamental.


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Interviewer: Hi. My name's Helen. What's your name?
Siobhan: It's Siobhan
Interviewer: I'm sorry?
Siobhan: Siobhan.
Interviewer: How do you spell that?
Siobhan: It's S – I – O – B – H– A - N. It's (an) Irish name.
Interviewer: And what about Italians?
What are Italians like compared with the English?
Siobhan: Uhm, more quick tempered.



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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Bill: Italians really don't do much, because they don't
know where they'regoing, they don't know what kind of
government they want, so they just spend the time mostly
drinking and eating as far as I know, and having good parties.


Katrina: Yeah, they seem more like the French in that respect.
They're very family-orientated, too.


Bill: They lost their sense of direction, the Italians, at least temporarily.


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Interviewer: What are the Italians like?

Hayles: Deplorable.

ColonelAllthorpe: Oh, I think they're charming.
Italian, Italian families are marvellous.
If we had families like that, we wouldn't have the problems we're having today.