pani duru e cuteddu ca nun tagghia*

* stale bread and knife that doesn’t cut

Sicilian Italy

Idiom USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

Used to describe incompetent people who cannot carry out a task successfully.

"La segreteria non ha risolto il mio problema con il portale studenti." "Pane ruru e cuteddu ca nun tagghia."

"The student’s office didn’t help me solve my problem with the student’s webpage." "Stale bread and knife that doesn't cut."