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Romanaccio: Ao’, ma va a sona’ er tamburo sulla panza de tu madre co’ le ossa de li mortacci tua
English: go play tambourine with the bones of your ancestors on your mother’s belly
collected: Riga, Latvia (08-01-2016)
origin: heard if from his female relative (maybe 16 years old) while in the car. He thinks she made it up on the spot, but this tradition is very common in Roman culture, especially while stuck in traffic.