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I say Cappuccino you say Cuppaccino?

willhubwillhub Posts: 821
edited April 2015 in The bottom bracket
I always say it as "Cuppaccinooo"

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  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    Espresso.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,318 Lives Here
    If you want a child's breakfast drink it's capoocheeno. With a very short o, not as in owe. But HD is correct for all other occasions.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,214
    Yay, it's willhub. His return should herald the return of an era of quality misery.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • willhubwillhub Posts: 821
    I say it like this:

    CUPACHEEENOOOOOO
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,318 Lives Here
    Sorry, I thought you were asking how it should be pronounced due to the question mark in the OP. I didn't realise you were just bragging about your ability to string so many syllables together.
  • keef66keef66 Posts: 13,286
    Well I've been in Milan for 4 days now and all I've had is espresso. No danger of falling asleep on the plane.
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    I say meia de leite :D
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
  • RDWRDW Posts: 1,900
    Espresso.
    At least nobody says 'expresso'...
  • keef66keef66 Posts: 13,286
    RDW wrote:
    Espresso.
    At least nobody says 'expresso'...

    unless you're really desperate for one?!
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    RDW wrote:
    Espresso.
    At least nobody says 'expresso'...

    You'd be suprised how many luddites do.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,318 Lives Here
    RDW wrote:
    Espresso.
    At least nobody says 'expresso'...

    You'd be suprised how many luddites do.
    And it still makes me shudder every time. I've stopped screaming at people that ask for "a biscotti" now, so I'm getting more tolerant.
  • slowmartslowmart Posts: 3,809
    They say as you become really old you mellow...... :wink:
    And God created the bicycle, so that man could use it as a means for work and to help him negotiate life's complicated journey.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    RDW wrote:
    Espresso.
    At least nobody says 'expresso'...
    :oops:
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    Caffe doppio for me.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • QubeQube Posts: 1,899
    Tea.

    White, 2 sugars... no faff.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,214
    I have my stove top, a microwave and a whisk.

    I never say capoo whatever, Latte for me.

    Still have not figured out how to ask for a Latte in France or Spain. I have to go through the lumpy rigmarole of saying Espresso con leche or Espresso avec lait chaud. How is it done?
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • willhubwillhub Posts: 821
    I always drink lattes
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    I have my stove top, a microwave and a whisk.

    I never say capoo whatever, Latte for me.

    Still have not figured out how to ask for a Latte in France or Spain. I have to go through the lumpy rigmarole of saying Espresso con leche or Espresso avec lait chaud. How is it done?

    In France it is a grand crème, no idea what it is in Spain but it is probably deep fried and has meat in it :D
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,204
    ristretto
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    willhub wrote:
    I always drink lattes


    Or, as its called in a non poncy world, a milky white coffee.

    What is it with people trying to ponce up coffee by the way:

    Latte - milky white.
    Americano: strong black.
    Etc

    I was in Hyde Park or similar once at the coffee hut thing and the Doris in front asked for as "non caff latte" - the lady behind the counter just looked at her with derision and said "do you want a black or white love?". Brilliant,

    What is it as well with Brits asking for cappuccino after a big meal at night? Oh lovely, I'll have a really frothy milky breakfast drink at 11 after a three course meal and lots of wine. Delish. FFS

    Right, rant over.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • mpattsmpatts Posts: 882
    I fight saying

    "GET OUT OF THE SHOP, IT'S PAST 11AM"

    But to be honest, we are in the UK, and so long as the person serving said warm (and I choose the word warm deliberately) knows what you want, who cares really? Where will it end, eye rolling when ordering "2 cappuccinos" rather than "cappucini"

    I'm off for one now.
    Insert bike here:
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,647
    veronese68 wrote:
    Corretto
    dsc_0027.jpg

    Another Corretto

    Baum+GR+2.jpg
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    veronese68 wrote:
    Corretto
    dsc_0027.jpg


    Exactly. Just needs a ciggie as well to make it paradise. And you don't even have to blow yourself up to get it.

    Very good call that man.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,318 Lives Here
    Many years ago whilst sat outside my favourite bar in a Tuscan hilltop village we could hear a big Italian motorcycle approaching for several minutes. Eventually a rather battered looking old Ducati 900SS on Austrian plates pulled up and this tall guy got off and slowly managed to stand up straight. Looked like he'd ridden straight there from Austria. Went into the bar and ordered a corretto. Drank the coffee, tipped the grappa into the empty cup swilled it round to get all of the coffee then drank that. Got back onto the bike, bump started it rolling down the hill and off he went. That's how you drink a coffee.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    Growing up in the village in the mountains, breakfast would consist of fresh coffee from the moca pot with added home made grappa or sambuca. Put hairs on your chest that did. Wash it down with home made red and head off to work.

    Now all sadly defunct due to health and safety nannies and laws against driving your two wheeled tractor while half cut at 8 in the morning.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,214
    Grappa is evil stuff.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • floreriderflorerider Posts: 1,046
    team47b wrote:
    I have my stove top, a microwave and a whisk.

    I never say capoo whatever, Latte for me.

    Still have not figured out how to ask for a Latte in France or Spain. I have to go through the lumpy rigmarole of saying Espresso con leche or Espresso avec lait chaud. How is it done?

    In France it is a grand crème, no idea what it is in Spain but it is probably deep fried and has meat in it :D

    Cafe con leche, or cortado, which espresso with a dash of milk. The accompanying churros are of course deep fried. Fried milk is also available, but only with espresso as a desert.

    My local Italian run coffee shop does cappuccino, and proper Italian cappuchino too
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    I always used to go most mornings for a double espresso and a jam tart in a small Italian cafe on the Strand. Grand it were - home made and utterly delish.

    After a while they stopped charging for the tart. And then the coffee.

    Double espresso, tart and a duty free Marlboro red while watching the people rush to work. Brilliant.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,214
    The place to go was (is?) a Cafe cum bakery with a continental flavour was in the middle of Cirencester right next to Sketchley's. They filled the front window with the most beautiful pastries. I loved wlaking in the shop and just breathing in the aroma of coffee and freshly baked produce.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
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