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A bird by any other name

Naming a café was a big deal for Greek proprietors. Many aligned themselves with their new homeland, choosing the Empire, Regal, Royal, Australia or Allies Café. Such names said, “We’re Aussies” despite the accent that greeted customers as they walked through the door. Similarly, ABC Café is thought to have stood for All British Café. … Read more