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And this is one of the reasons I've thought about making an Arabian
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LeO



On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 2:49 PM, Stefan li Rous
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> LOL.
>
> Yes. Thank you.
>
> Coffee was discovered pretty late. In the 13th or 14th C. Perhaps this is
> one reason why.  Ethiopia is really not that far from Europe, but it didn't
> reach London until 1650. Europe slightly earlier but still post-1600, which
> unless you are an Arab, coffee is non-period for you.
>
> Much more on coffee:
> coffee-msg (119K) 5/14/10 Coffee and coffee-type drinks.
> http://www.florilegium.org/files/BEVERAGES/coffee-msg.html
>
> Stefan
>
> On Oct 8, 2013, at 12:53 PM, Soren atte Raven <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > Coffee is another one:
> > Take inedible cherries, peel the fruit parts off and throw them away.
> > Let the pits dry in the sun.
> > Ok, then roast them in some sort of pan or oven until they're brown but
> not too brown.
> > Then grind then up and boil them in water.
> > Then strain out the ground up bits and throw them away.
> >
> > Ready? Now drink the bitter flavored water that's left over.
> >
> > Who dreams up this stuff??
> >
> > ~Soren
> >
>
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