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A word that describes every single Italian we have ever met, and they start very very young. Our daughter was six when we took her along to some English friends' for dinner, and she piped up, in an appalled voice: 'How can I eat this? They've put the wrong kind of sauce on the penne!!!'

buongustaie (feminine plural), buongustai (masculine plural)


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