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I get lambasted (which has nothing to do with cooking baby sheep, by the way) every time I blog about spelling, grammar or pronunciation, but…

It’s pronounced “mol-a-skeen'-a”. Those trendy Moleskine notebooks are not made from mole skin.

(Although, for all I know, Moleskine might be Italian for “mole skin” – The company’s “legendary” claims seem to be a bit hyperbolic. The brand wasn’t registered until 1996:

Posted on Friday, October 16, 2009 2:12 PM | Back to top

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