A fan told me Liz Gilbert is like the friend who goes abroad and sends you dazzling emails from the Internet cafe.
“This is a new phenomenon,” he said, as he sat in a cafe in the district of Ezbet el-Nekhl.
At daybreak, they borrowed a small sum of money from a passing family, then called their families from an Internet cafe.
1802, from French café "coffee, coffeehouse," from Italian caffe "coffee" (see coffee). The beverage was introduced in Venice by 1615 and in France from 1650s by merchants and travelers who had been to Turkey and Egypt. The first public café might have been the one opened in Marseilles in 1660.
["Job Control Languages: MAXIMOP and CAFE", J. Brandon, Proc BCS Symp on Job Control Languages--Past Present and Future, NCC, Manchester, England 1974].