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There is no such thing as strong coffee - only weak people!

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Oh man! They've thought of everything. Even the coffee is cold!!

 

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"None of the dinosaurs knew how to make coffee. They became extinct because they were just too tired to survive."

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YOU KNOW YOU ARE A COFFEE ADDICT WHEN......

- You lick your coffee pot clean
- You ski uphill
- Your eyes stay open when you sneeze
- Your kids are called Latte and Machiato
- Your cat is called milk and your Dog is called Sugar
- You get drunk just so you can sober up
- You don't tan you roast

 

IS COFFEE

GOOD FOR YOU?

According to an article in Men's Health magazine there are five good reasons to drink coffee:
1) It keeps you regular
2) It improves long term memory
3) Caffeine acts as a mild bronchodilator for those with breathing problems
4) It is a mild diuretic which helps keep your kidneys stone free!
5) It boosts endurance by delaying fatigue

A recent study by the American Medical Association also revealed that regular drinkers of coffee are 30% less prone to Parkinson's disease and asthma.

tEN aMAZING fACTS aBOUT cOFFEE

1) The most expensive coffee in the world is reportedly from Indonesia. Wild beans are consumed by a squirrel like animal that digests the flesh of the coffee cherry and the seed is then excreted and collected from the forest floor. The coffee apparently has a robust yet pleasant aroma with a long acidic finish.

2) For reducing wrinkles and improving their skin, the Japanese have been known to bathe in coffee grounds fermented with pineapple pulp.

3) Coffee, as a world commodity, is second only to oil.

4) The 2,000 Arabica coffee cherries it takes to make a roasted pound of coffee are normally picked by hand as they ripen. Since each cherry contains two beans, it takes about 4,000 Arabica beans to make a pound of roasted coffee.

5) Frederick the great had his coffee made with champagne and a bit of mustard.

6) The French philosopher, Voltaire, reportedly drank fifty cups of coffee a day

7) Scandinavia has the world's highest per capita annual coffee consumption, 26.4 pounds. Italy has an annual consumption per capita of only 10 pounds.

8) Brazil accounts for almost 1/3 of the world's coffee production, producing over 3-1/3 billion pounds of coffee each year.

9) Roasted coffee beans start to lose small amounts of flavor within two weeks. Ground coffee begins to lose its flavor in one hour. Brewed coffee and espresso begins to lose flavor within minutes.

10. The average age of an Italian barista (maker of espresso style coffee) is 48 years old. A barista is a respected job title in Italy.

DD00813_.wmf Recommended links:
A site that answers all the questions you could ask regarding coffee
A site with more coffee trivia than you could point a plunger at.
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