[FoRK] [IP] More on economic conditions and tech firms leaving certain areas (fwd from dave@farber.net)

Robert Harley robert.harley at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 15:07:06 PST 2005


>Thus an archetypically Italian product--caffe espresso--would travel to the
>US, where it would metamorphose from an elite preference into a
>popular commodity, and then be repackaged and sold back to Europeans
>by an American chain store.

Sorry, but I got lost around here.  In most of Latin Europe, "coffee"
means "espresso".
Heck in France "hazelnut" means espresso flavoured with hazelnut,"cream" means 
espresso with cream etc... and, no, drip sock-juice is not an option.

R


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