Why Coffee Addiction Is So Acceptable

Mary Katharine Ham and Lyndsey Fifield are coffee addicts—but are they coffee snobs? It’s complicated. Did you know we could talk about coffee for this long? We didn’t either—but apparently National Coffee Day is a perfect time to pay homage to our wonderful, wonderful caffeinated ritual

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  1. Henry Racette Contributor

    Acceptable? Acceptable?

    Try laudable. Noble. Commendable. Beneficent. Natural. Good. Just. Righteous.

    Dark roast, black, thank you very much.

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    • October 2, 2020, at 8:38 AM PDT
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  2. James Lileks Contributor

    The phrase “Why Coffee Makes Our Life Better” has at least one too many words. The why is superfluous. I’d argue that better is superfluous. Coffee makes life.

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    • October 2, 2020, at 10:01 PM PDT
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  3. Full Size Tabby Member

    Even though I do not drink coffee (never have, but I drink strong black tea by the gallon), I always enjoy listening to you ladies.

    My late mother often told the story of how she first started drinking coffee in her first after-college job. It was in a military weapons research lab just after World War II, and as the only woman in the lab, she was expected to make the coffee each morning. She found the aroma so attractive she decided to start drinking the stuff. [Her degree was in Home Economics, but was a Bachelor of Science because she had taken a bunch of chemistry classes.]

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    • October 4, 2020, at 5:42 AM PDT
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  4. Full Size Tabby Member

    Mrs. Tabby puts out fall decor (we don’t do Halloween decor) in September because if she waits until October, the fall decor is not out long enough to enjoy before winter and Christmas decor comes in. 

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    • October 4, 2020, at 5:49 AM PDT
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  5. Hank Rhody, Freelance Philosop… Contributor

    TL:DR for this podcast:

    • #5
    • October 4, 2020, at 2:25 PM PDT
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