Ben Schott: Vocabulary of Coffee Bars

Bonnie Taylor-Blake b.taylorblake at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 10 02:22:13 UTC 2013

By now, we're all fluent in the language of corporate coffee -- from
Dunkaccinos to Caffe Vanilla Frappucinnos.  But across America,
independent coffee bars have developed private vocabularies to
describe the intricate beverages they brew and the idiosyncrasies of
those who order them.

The American Dialect Society -

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