Jan. 4 is National Spaghetti Day; twirl those forks and enjoy

Posted at 12:04 PM, Jan 04, 2017
How do you take your spaghetti? Marinara, Carbonara, Bolognese, simple garlic and olive oil? However you like it, Jan. 4 is National Spaghetti Day.
Who doesn't love a big bowl of carbs - and an excuse to eat it?
According to, restaurants here in America began to first offer spaghetti in the nineteenth century.
According to, Spaghetti is the plural form of the Italian word spaghetto, which is a diminutive of spago, meaning "thin string" or "twine"
Spaghetti is the world's most popular type of pasta. So dig in and twirl those forks!
Below is a sampling of how Twitter users are celebrating #nationalspaghettiday