A date which will live in infamy…no matter how long it may take us to overcome this, …the American people, in their righteous might, will win through…."
Obviously he was referring to the granting of a U.S. patent 735,777 on 12 August 1903 to the KATO coffee company for “Coffee Concentrate and process of making same”
That right INSTANT COFFEE was unleashed upon the world at the PAN AMERICIAN Exposition in Buffalo later that year. This was probably what led to president William McKinley being shot when he visited the fair in September.
I admit it is a luxury, but a fine espresso is a civilized start to any day and a cup of instant coffee is an abomination.
"No one can understand the truth until he drinks of coffee's frothy goodness". ~Sheik Abd-al-Kadir
“It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion. It is by the beans of Java the thoughts acquire speed, the hands acquire shaking, the shaking becomes a warning. It is by caffeine alone I set my mind in motion” my co-workers get nervous when I start muttering this.
Whose up for a cup?