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  1. Feb 2023
    1. War eine Dame häufig an der Bar anzutreffen, nannte man sie hinter vorgehaltener Hand «Miss Martini».

      Google translate:

      If a lady was often to be found at the bar, she was called “Miss Martini” behind closed doors.

      Use by hotel staff of rich clientele

      Link to the idea of nominative determinism as somewhat related.

  2. Aug 2022