Maybe some of you already got what I'm taking about, by looking at this picture, that is the most famous example.
It's a PEPPERONI PIZZA right? Yes.
NOOOOOO!!! It's my Italian blood screaming now. You can't imagine how much confusion this pizza creates in our poor brains. Why?
Because when an Italian reads on the menu Pepperoni Pizza he/she thinks "Ok, this is pizza, so, it's an Italian dish and the name sounds Italian. They meant PEPERONI and just wrote it wrong." So he will take a Pepperoni pizza thinking he will get a VEGETARIAN ONE.
And what happens? That he receives a pizza with SPICY SALAME (Yes it's SALAME)
See the SHOCK when you receive a pizza with PORK instead of VEGETABLES? And maybe you're vegetarian?!
I wish the one who created this pizza would explain me what reason he had to transform this word. I know it comes from the fact that the spicy salame has chilly pepper in it but this is supposed to be an Italian name (or he would use the word pepper) so...what???
If you want to put SALAME in it, write SALAME, not PEPPERONI!!! Otherwise keep the English name for it!
I don't neither get why SALAME had to turn into SALAMI but that's the minor problem; at least we will be able to understand what we are going to eat.
You can't imagine how much we would appreciate "Italian" food creators to check the dictionary before writing their menus!
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