Black Coffee with Sugar

Steve Kl. stevekl at PANIX.COM
Mon Feb 23 23:31:06 UTC 2004

On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Benjamin Barrett wrote:

> Does anyone say black coffee to mean with sugar?

To me, it doesn't, but whenever I ask for black coffee here in Boston, I
invariably get asked if I want sugar in it. I didn't have this problem in

(On a related note, in a proper Chicago hot dog establishment, ordering a
hot dog with everything properly excludes ketchup. Out here, you ask for
everything, you get ketchup, too. Bleh.)

-- Steve

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