“Ciaoooo, mi chiamo Cher,” I said to the new person who had joined our group. “Ciao, sono Daniele, ma…Cher…come…,” he trailed off. “Come la cantante,” I finished and smiled, like the singer, I had said. “O la sedia,” a friend of his chimed in, or like a chair. I rolled my eyes, yeah, come la sedia….