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Special ILICA CE* 2011 from i-Italy
A different look at Italy and its controversial process of unification - 150 years later.
A debate sponsored by The Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance (ILICA).
Terroni (from terra, or land) = term used by northern italians to refer to southerners in a pejorative way by emphasizing their social status as peasant or red neck.
Polentoni (from polenta, or cornmeal porridge) = term used by southern Italians to describe their northern fellows as stubborn, slow-minded polenta-eaters.