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Thread: Are you a coffee snob???
- 01-03-2013 07:54 AM #1
Are you a coffee snob???
This is new thread from one we had little discussions about....
I always refer snob as someone who demands higher standard of whatever he/she has interested on......
Here is the Wiki Def...
A snob believes that some people are inherently inferior to him or her for any one of a variety of reasons, including real or supposed intellect, wealth, education, ancestry, class, taste, beauty, nationality, et cetera. Often the form of snobbery reflects the snob's personal attributes. For example, a common snobbery of the affluent is the belief that wealth is either the cause or result of superiority, or both.
Popular etymology hold that the word "snob" comes from "sine nobilitate" or "sans noblesse" meaning "without nobility"; however, this is incorrect.
When I read this, I sure not one of them.... lol.....
What do you think???????
- 01-03-2013 09:46 AM #2
Well, I DO believe that some coffees are inherently inferior to others. Does that make me a coffee snob?
- 01-03-2013 09:58 AM #3
I will not drink inferior coffee.
"Wine is for aging, not coffee."
Ken Hutchinson, Starsky and Hutch
- 01-03-2013 10:23 AM #4
Same here.... We can only drink few cups of coffee a day and why drink crap when you can enjoy great coffee at about the same price or few cents more....
- 01-03-2013 10:53 AM #5
You believe that some coffees are inferior to others, and you don't make people feel bad because they like those particular coffees, ...so...you're not a coffee snob.
And . . . the coffees don't know that you think they're inferior. Otherwise they'd be crying in their containers.
- 01-03-2013 11:12 AM #6
Could you possibly be a coffee aficionado?
Aficionado - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
I love the way you can click on the tiny blue microphone icon and hear the pronuncuation on this website!
- 01-03-2013 12:01 PM #7
- 01-03-2013 11:48 PM #8
- 02-14-2013 01:29 PM #9
I certainly go out of my way to get good coffee...but I'm not at snob level just yet
- 02-14-2013 04:36 PM #10
We all love coffee and some of us can't wait to get that next cup of coffee... I just had meeting at a very nice coffee house and I ordered cup of Sidamo.... I was excited to see they sell single origin coffee but when I took a sip, I could tell this bean was dark roasted and I accidentally said "damn this is not medium roast" and I could tell that person who was working behind the counter was giving that look..... What are you? Snob????? lol... oh well...... I did enjoy the rest of the cup ...
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