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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


Simonds - Farsons but not yet Cisk

From 1929 following the merger with L. Farrugia & Sons (alias 'Farsons') until 1948 when further merged with the Malta Export Brewery which was owned by a bank founded by Giuseppe"Iċ-Ċisk" Scicluna.

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Martin Powell   [Jan 06, 2015 at 10:33 PM]
Does ic-Cisk mean anything in English or is it just from his surname?
Prefect   [Jan 07, 2015 at 08:00 AM]
It means "The cheque". Scicluna was notable for his use of cheques, and due to the unpopularity of the payment method in Malta at that time, some of Scicluna's clients had the habit of referring to him as "Ċisk".

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