Word of the Day (la parola del giorno)

Word of the Day: Scorciatoia

This one is pretty straightforward. A scorciatoia, (pronounced scor-cha-toya), means “a shortcut.” Scorciare in Italian means to shorten or to reduce. And from what I can tell from an unclear etymological website, tiare also means to shorten, or to abbreviate. So together they make, doubly short? Anywho, a scorciatoia is a shortcut. Learn it. Use it. Continue reading