VENETO/PADANIA

Scotland, Ulster, Wales, Man and England are closer to each other, culturally, socially and historically, than Veneto is to Sicily, Calabria, Campania, etc. Italy has only been "unified" (by force) since 1871, but the Scottish-English union goes back to the dual monarchy of James I. There is much more personal and familial contact between Scots and English, than is the case in Italy's north and south.

There's also the geographic factor. England, Wales and Scotland share an island, so for political, social, economic and military reasons it'd be good to stay united. There's no reason they can't be separate, but there's no overwhelming drive to divide the island into separate sovereign states.

Venetians (and Tirolians, and other regions of Northern Italy) support Central and Southern regions of Italy economically, but Scots get more per capita spending from Westminster than is the case in England.

Padanian/Venetian independence is more popular and serious and attractive than the fake Scottish "independence" was. In fact, I believe part or parts or all of Northern Italy would have separated decades ago except that there is no agreement on which regions should separate or unite, and where the border(s) should be.

The northeast of Italy also, in many ways, has more in common with Austria, Slovenia and Croatia than it does with Italy, except language and shared national media. Media is artificial, and language alone is not a unifying factor, as we can see in the cases of Belgium, France, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, NL, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia - where there are overlapping Dutch, German, French and Serbo-Croation speaking communities.

While English is the common language of Scots, the Vèneto/Venexiàn language is commonly spoken throughout the Veneto region.

Vèneto is a Western Romance language, with elements of Istrian, Frulian, Slovene, and some correspondence with German and Dalmatian. Tuscan is a Southern Romance language, imposed upon Venetians via modern Italiano.

Vèneto: Italiano

ancuo: oggi
trincàr (fr. German): bere
armelin: albicocca
risardola: lucertola
calìgo: nebbia foschia
cantón: angolo/parte
trón: sedia
ciapàr: prendere
copàr: uccidere
carpeta: gonna mini
insìa: uscita
munìn: gatto
musso: asino
signàpoła: pipistrello
pantegàna (fr. Slovene): ratto
pirón: forchetta
pisalet: tarassaco
pón: mela
schei (fr. German): denaro
saltapaiusk: cavalletta
sgnapa (fr. German): acquavite
técia: pentola
toxato: ragazzo

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