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The worldwide bestseller, Eat, Pray, Love, turned the already comical surname of Luca Spaghetti into an almost household name.

In the USA Today article, When (Luca) Spaghetti met (Elizabeth) Gilbert …, reported that Mr. Spaghetti learned American English by listening to American pop songs. Yes! Language is music, right? Well, some musica americana became an excellent way to learn English, “[Elizabeth] Gilbert says she has never met anyone as enthusiastic about America as Spaghetti, who has visited this country about 10 times and who learned English through his love of pop songs.”