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  • Coming out on Tuesday is a CD of love songs penned by none other than former Italian prime minister and famed bunga bunga party thrower Silvio Berlusconi.

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  • Plenty of other speculation and background in that link, including a funny Virgina Woolf anecdote.

    February 6, 2011

  • "The phrase bunga bunga has become inextricably linked with the private life of Italy's Silvio Berlusconi, and for those who have puzzled over its origins an intriguing new explanation of its meaning has been offered.
    this week Sabina Began, German actress and friend of the Italian prime minister, told Sky Italia that she herself was bunga bunga. 'Bunga bunga is simply my nickname,' the 36-year-old said."
    - Kathryn Westcott, At last - an explanation for 'bunga bunga', BBC website, 5 Feb 2011.

    February 6, 2011