Thursday, May 30, 2013

tirimisù/tiramisù: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Thursday, May 30, 2013

Tiramisù is Italian for “pick me up,” and is the name of a popular modern Italian dessert, commonly misspelled as tirimisù, which gives it a slightly Japanese air. The Japanese love tiramisù, but although they sometimes make it with green tea rather than coffee this misspelling isn’t their fault.

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