Pizza (8%), cappuccino (7%), spaghetti (7%) and Espresso (6%): these are the most used italian words all around Europe, nowadays being part of culture and language of the 27 E.U. memebers.
An internet opinion poll of Dante Alighieri Inc. (www.ladante.it) stated that, and about ten thousand european citizens voted on their web site.
Extract from IL MATTINO di Napoli 05/02/09
Thursday 05 February 2009