For some it is quite common to go for a coffee at one of the coffee shops famous in the world, which has branches with a mermaid in its logo, an environment that oscillates between formal and informal, but that seems to be quite conducive to taking photos to the glasses, make a selfie or register visits there so that everyone sees that it is almost, almost the extension from your home and make it clear that your status Social It is not the same as the average population.
Well, be that as it may, all of us at some point in life have come across this or other coffee shops that emulate their style and as soon as we walk through the door, we line up to be served and when we finally go to order, they come up with some Italian terms (Alto, grande or venti), which we understand by mere intuition, but even so we are not very sure what they mean and if you go with a whitexicanhe will most likely laugh at you when you throw out the question “How big did you say the browns are?”
Yes, sometimes the manager kindly explains to you, but there are other times when he is not in the mood or has had a bad day, so he makes a face at you, forcing you to say “big”, just to get out. of the complication, because consuming in that place, seems like the game of “think fast”, where they threw a ball at you and if you didn’t get ready, it hit you in the face. Yes, just like that, with that awkward silence you feel when you don’t know what to say in one of these coffee shops, that no matter where they are, the sizes will be the same.
What is “tall, big and windy”?
Indeed, your suspicions were more than true, because size does matter and although your neurons they were a bit slower than the boy’s voice asking if you wanted a coffee “tall, big or twenty”, they reached you enough to understand that it was possible that it referred to “small, medium and large”. However, you did stay with the anxiety and in order not to be even more wrong, because that is why you dared to confirm that your deduction was correct.
Even if you have hit it, there will always be the question of what is the difference? How much does each glass hold? Will you be able to finish it all? There are many questions about the mermaid Cafe, On top of everything, it’s not cheap at all. Imitaciones has many, some even with such creative names, that if we don’t look closely at the logo and get carried away by the concept, they can make us think that we are in the star dollars.
But today finally after a lot of research, we finally knew what is the amount that the glasses of these sizes contain in that Cafeteria or imitations. It all goes back to the 80’s, when the first owners sold the concept to Howard Shcultzthe sales representative who worked for them and in 1987 made some modifications to it, making it similar to Italian coffee shops. Among these, the size of coffee cups, where at Highthey fit 12 ouncesto the great 16 ounces and windstwenty ounces (hence its name).