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Well I remember it being one of the first I had to pronounce, when, in early days, I got out of the line of French _garçons_: _cuc — cucchi_, — give me our Anglo-Saxon monosyllables for such things as spoons, knives, and forks, — at last I blurted out _cucchiaio_, in all its quadrosyllabic fulness.
Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia with Notices of their History, Antiquities, and Present Condition.
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