[Ads-l] "cup of joe"

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Sat Aug 29 15:28:21 UTC 2015

1) Maybe it's a... blend.

2) Joe is capitalized in Ben's 1928 cite.

3) Someone once characterized much of Navy life to me as often "hurry up and wait"--while drinking coffee.

4) Though many have commented on the order by Josephus Daniels limiting access in the Navy to alcohol, it may not usually have been observed, in this context, that Josephus Daniels also specifically requested from Congress in May, 1917 that those on watch duty be provided with an extra allowance of coffee.




Stephen Goranson
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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