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Old 8th September 2023, 13:22
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Camp coffee was all we could get during WW2 - yuk. When the US army appeared in our fields and hedgerows during 1944 they showered us kids with their K-Rations, which included real coffee. My mum was ecstatic!
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Old 8th September 2023, 13:34
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Never was a Tea drinker, I drank my coffee black for many years but now I like a dash of cream no sugar. Two 8 oz cups a day.
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Old 9th September 2023, 12:57
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As we know in the US coffee is the drink of choice. Tea an afterthought and on our visits we never had a proper cup of char. Also as I say coffee the drink of choice but I must say I had some of the worst coffee ever, delivered from large pump action vessels. In fact most of the hotels could not rustle up a good cup of coffee! This always amazed me. Sorry John.

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Old 9th September 2023, 13:43
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Neville, not going to laugh at any more of your jokes, (Kidding) Of course you are right hotels try to get by with pump thingies.

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When I lived in the USA the only enjoyable drink of commercial tea was a can of Lipton "Iced Lemon Tea" from a vending machine in the height of summer!

Alternatively, my friends owned a farm near Tamaqua (Pennsylvania)in a tiny settlement named New Ringgold, and the old owner and his wife still lived in the main farmhouse which was approximately 100 years old. Out of respect we called them "Mammy" and "Pappy". Mammy made up large containers , plastic or glass, of her own brew of spearmint tea, made from the spearmint growing on the farm and chilled to near freezing . Kept hidden from the sun in a blanket, it was very refreshing when working in the fields in the summer months. I have tried the various herb offerings from the Supermarkets back home, but none have ever come close to Mammy's Spearmint Tea.
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Old 13th September 2023, 13:46
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They've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.....................
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