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๐Ÿ Spaghetti emoji

or Pasta emoji [ spuh-get-ee ih-moh-jee ]

The Spaghetti emoji ๐Ÿย depicts a plate of spaghetti noodles with a fork. It is commonly used to represent spaghetti, pasta, or Italy. On October 17 and 25, the emoji is used with the hashtags #NationalPastaDay and #WorldPastaDay to celebrate National Pasta Day and World Pasta Day respectively. These days also fall within Italian American Heritage Month, observed every October.

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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Flag of Italy emoji, ๐Ÿ• Slice of Pizza emoji, ๐Ÿง€ Cheese emoji, Flying Spaghetti Monster, ๐Ÿ˜› Face with Tongue emoji

Where does ๐Ÿ Spaghetti emoji come from?

The Spaghetti emoji ๐Ÿ , also popularly called Pasta emoji, was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts a plate of spaghetti covered in tomato sauce with a fork twirling spaghetti above the plate. Depending on the platform, the plate of spaghetti is realistic or stylized. The Microsoft version of the emoji depicts meatballs in the spaghetti while the Facebook version has the spaghetti topped with parsley. Because spaghetti and pasta are popular Italian foods, the Spaghetti emoji ๐Ÿย ย is often used with theย Slice of Pizza emoji ๐Ÿ•ย and the Flag of Italy emoji ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นย to refer to Italy.

Examples of ๐Ÿ Spaghetti emoji

Nothing says I love you like a bowl of spaghetti bolognese ๐Ÿ
@katyperry, December 23, 2014
So apparently today is National Pasta Day ๐Ÿ What a perfect excuse to eat endless amounts of pasta!
@NickyHilton, October 17, 2014

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Who uses ๐Ÿ Spaghetti emoji?

The Spaghetti emoji ๐Ÿย is used to refer to spaghetti.

The Spaghetti emoji ๐Ÿย is also used more generally to refer to pasta and Italian food.

The Spaghetti emoji ๐Ÿย is commonly used to refer to Italy.

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