Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: Ciocc

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From: "Takao Noda" <>
To: "Classic Bike List" <>
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Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: Ciocc
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2000 22:02:10 +0900

Sorry for my incorrect information. I might have been cheated by an Italian or misunderstood his Italian, gestures and a little English.
                           Takao Noda
                  Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard M. Sachs"
Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 9:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: Ciocc

> ciocc means 'poker face'.
> it was a term of endearment used
> as a nickname for young giovanni
> pelliziolli.
> the above from my fogged
> memory of framebuilder minutiae.
> (it's cold here; arm warmers today...)
> "Takao Noda" <> writes:
> I heard the people of Bergamo( Bergamaschi) had a peculiar
> dialect , so Ciocc had the umlaut on o. Also heard it means an
> "alcoholic". Mr. Pelizzoli might posiibly be so.
> Okay, so what does the name Ciocc mean.