- From the Italian venti ("twenty"), due to being twenty ounces in size. (Wiktionary)
“After a number of misadventures in Starbucks, I've decided that venti is Italian for rip-off.”
“In that case, I will never say the word venti, ever again.”
“Just under 800 Democratic big shots (who if they were created today would be called venti delegates) will be the deciders.”
“No, I just don't think anyone should charge $3.85 for a large -- excuse me, "venti" -- cappuccino).”
“Rosenthal's Starbucks 'story struck a nerve with many who saw the headline and assumed she'd made a stand against Starbucks' invented lexicon of words like "venti" and "grande" to mean large and medium.”
“Get up an hour early, take the A train to downtown Brooklyn and voila, you'll see savings on your large (I refuse to say "venti"!) coffee.”
“We aren't talking actual drugs here, of course, but the addiction to living beyond one's means, on the edge, squeezing that last borrowed dollar out of China to live large -- be it by supersizing at McDonald's, going "venti" at Starbucks, building a McMansion on steroids, taking a lavish family vacation, or splurging on that timeshare by the beach.”
“Today, I ordered a "venti" latte at Starbucks, said "for here," handed over my money and received my change, only to be told that they're out of venti cups.”
“The high prices signal not just quality but luxury, and the specialized vocabulary ( "venti," "doppio" and the like) elevates a mundane form of consumption into the realm of cosmopolitan taste.”
“Likewise, Tim Hortons may well step into the gap between the carnival-colored Dunkin Donuts and the pricey, sometimes laughably artsy "venti" of Starbucks.”
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