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Italian Localization problem n.2 – Father’s Day

While localizing a slogan for a camera manufacturer that will offer specials for Father’s Day, I pointed out to our client that they are a couple of months late for Italian. Here are the countries that celebrate on March 19th (St. Joseph):
italian fathers day

And here is when the majority of countries celebrate:

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For other countries and for further information, head to the relevant Wikipedia page.

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