I wonder how coffee got to be known as cuppa Joe or java? Well now I do want to know. Be right back. Here’s what Google says.
Coffee is known as Joe because Joe is slang for a common fellow and coffee was considered a common man’s drink. As for java, when coffee became popular in ye olden times, the main source of the world’s coffee was the island of Java.
By all its names I love caffeine. I love it hot or iced, sweet or not, straight or creamy. I will finish this with a love note. It’s no ode, but then what is these days?
You know how I feel about you. Though some think we should see less of each other, I treasure the hours we’ve spent together, talking on the radio, writing, running into each other mid-afternoons at random places. I may drink fewer cups per day but nothing can diminish the memories of our frequent over-indulgences. See you here again next week.
This light-up reminder for my bookshelf was a gift. Even Elvis seems pleased about it.