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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is Coffee Called “A Cup Of Joe”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Is Coffee Called “A Cup Of Joe”?

The word “coffee” comes from the Turkish word kahveh, which entered into the European vernacular around 1600. Coffee beans first were first imported into Italy from North Africa & the Middle East in 1615, then into France in 1644 where the Turkish ambassador to France helped make coffee the “it” beverage in the court of…Read More