Venetian word of the day: Òe!

This is a word that anyone who's been to Venice will have heard being shouted out of the mouths of gondoliers. It means, 'hello there!' and it used by boatmen at crossroads—or should that be crosscanals—to alert other canal users to their presence. If there is another boat around the corner, the driver should respond … Continue reading Venetian word of the day: Òe!