Re: [la-grg] FW: World's Oldest Man Dies at Age 112 in Sardinia

From: Jacques Du Pasquier (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 09:23:36 MST

scerir wrote (5.1.2002/15:40) :
> In Sardinia they use to say 'a kent'annos', as we say
> 'hi, there'. 'A kent'annos' means 'you (and me) will reach
> 100 years, so we'll meet again, for sure'.

It suggests that it is, more than in other cultures, in their culture
to value longevity ; and that this may be a major factor of longevity.


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