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  • Hereditary Italian witchcraft, a practitioner of that religion

    January 30, 2008

  • Strega is a wicked concoction, believe me. But wickedly good.

    Don't witches generally tend to have messy hair? I've never heard of one neatly coiffed.

    February 5, 2007

  • A common exclamation of my mother's, it comes from the Italian word for witch. Mom used it to mean something more akin to, "Your hair is a total wreck."

    It is more commonly known as a trade name for an Italian liqueur flavored with orange. I have never actually tasted it, but it sounds good.

    February 5, 2007