[penne vs. mostaccioli]

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 7 13:39:52 UTC 2002

At 11:54 AM -0800 1/7/02, A. Maberry wrote:
>I see both in Seattle. They appear to be the same to me. I'm not sure that
>either is a regionalism in the US, but they might be in Italy.
>maberry at u.washington.edu

Ditto in New Haven, which has a very large Italian substrate.  Most
upscale cookbooks and restaurants seem to opt for "penne".


>On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, James McIntosh wrote:
>>  What is the history of these words, and why do some people of Italian
>>  descent use one but not the other ?

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