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2013-07-12 23:31:50

Recently, gondoliers operating the famed waterways of Venice, have been acting inappropriately and may soon be facing drug and alcohol tests. People who suffer from a substance abuse dependency should check into a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 In an article by BBC News Europe (7/5), Venice's gondoliers may face breathalysers, it was reported that in Venice, Italy, the city's gondoliers have been engaging in...

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2009-06-27 12:00:00

One of Italy's last bastions of male privilege has been breached with the coming of the first female gondolier in Venice, observers said. Giorgia Boscolo, 23, a married mother of two, successfully completed Venice's official gondolier license test Friday, enabling her to start an apprenticeship as a second captain, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. ANSA said Boscolo would become the first official female gondolier in the city in 900 years. I'm immensely happy and proud but today my day...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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