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

Posted: 12:04 PM, Jan 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-01-04 17:50:36-05
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 nationaldaycalendar.com , restaurants here in America began to first offer spaghetti in the nineteenth century.
 
According to dictionary.com , 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