Bussolai are delicious, yellow, butter cookies from the Venetian island of Burano. Read more about them, and how to get them, in this latest Venetian Word of the Day article.
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Ciò is one of the most famous words in Venetian. In standard Italian the word ciò is a kind of relative pronoun, meaning. But in Venetian, the meaning is very different. You hear it everywhere, and it’s often overused by zealous movie scriptwriters wanting to make their characters sound Venetian (such as in the wonderful film Pane e Tulipani where most of the Venetian heard is spoken by an actress from Turin).