Some Italian men are known as Casanovas. They woo - or chase - women and buy them expensive gifts.
But now, because of the economic downturn, some of them are struggling to live up to the reputation they once had.
Rob and Finn - non-Casanovas - discuss the cutbacks these men are making and what it means for their mistresses, or their 'secret women'.
This week's question:
Which Italian city was Giacomo Girolamo Casanova born in? Is it:
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
Downsizing for Italy's Casanovas
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persuading someone to have sex with you
having lots of sexual partners
- to woo
to try and start a romantic relationship
fashionable and expensive
making smaller or cutting back
(here) woman who is having a sexual relationship with a married man
- Latin lover
a stereotypical way to describe a romantic and passionate male lover from a Mediterranean or Latin-American country
- rein in
control or limit something that has developed too much
gave someone a lot of something, such as money
- go Dutch
to pay just for your own food and drink when eating with other people
- window shopping
(here) looking at women but without planning to try to develop a relationship
- eyeing up
looking at someone with sexual interest