Wondering

I ordered two affogatos instead of two affogati. Which is a bit of a surprise because I’m the type of person who gets really annoyed by things like “an alumni,” “paninis,” or “tamale.”

Thinking about it, it appears that borrowing a plural noun into english and then mangling the singular form of that noun (or treating that plural as a singular) bothers me a lot more than borrowing a singular noun and applying general english pluralization rules to it.

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