Only Americans don’t know about it. Everyone else in the world understands an American portion.
20 years ago, a cup of coffee was 8 oz. Today, you ordered the venti didn’t you?
20 years ago, a popcorn at the movies was 5 cups. Today, it’s a tub.
20 years ago, a bagel had a diameter of 3 inches. 5-6 today.
Typically, it’s twice as much as you should eat. We are all about huge portions. Only here can you get a cup of something to drink where the cup holds more liquid than your bladder can – but we still buy these cups and drink all that is in it.
We like big portions. We think we get a better value if we are able to get more. We buy in bulk – because we waste – I mean – consume so much. We have big homes for all the stuff that we need to make us feel more important. Don’t get me wrong. I think it’s a blessing to have tons, but we have alot – mainly, it’s because it’s the only size it comes in. We are stuck with American-sized portions.