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"You have to do what the Bill in October"

An expression of Tuscan inspired season of monte

Tuscany is made of ways to say a few words to express simple concepts, which sometimes become too funny expressions to be used outside of the occasion on which they were born.


The origins of the phrase

"You have to do what the Bill in October" is an old expression from the Colline Metallifere that recalls the many commitments of mutton, the male of the sheep in Tuscany is called up.

The mutton in fact, releases all his manhood with the advent of autumn, after a period of isolation that allows him to stimulate a particular "appetite" that breeders use to have an abundant production of meat.


The sympathetic use which does not invoke the work of mutton

The phrase has spread among the splendid Tuscan mountains, but over time has gradually released from its confines to become spread throughout the region.

An alternative way then invite a person to make him understand and many commitments that await, an exhortation to do well with the maximum effort that declines from pastoral practice.

Very unique is the fact that this expression borrowed from the pleasures of mutton, or beak is used by all we Tuscan with a completely different function.




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