McDonald’s to be “Macca’s” in Australia

Posted at 7:56 AM, Jan 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-08 09:15:38-05

The golden arches are getting a makeover in Australia.

The franchise is changing its name.

McDonald's has embraced Australian slang and renamed 13 of its restaurants across the country to "Macca's".

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Several restaurants already changed the name; more Macca's stores will pop up today and later this week.

The abbreviated signs are designed to coincide with Australia Day on January 26, 2013.