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What makes you angry? Get it off your chest so we can laugh at your impotent rage.

(, Thu 1 May 2008, 23:12)
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is a coffee beverage so called because the boiling water is passed at pressure through pressed ground coffee.

Expresso is your ignorance.
(, Fri 2 May 2008, 13:21, 7 replies)
On ranting about Espresso,
as you say, it's coffee made at a high pressure, not (as many pubs seem to think) very strong, watery instant coffee.
(, Fri 2 May 2008, 13:26, closed)
That drives me mental.

Someone once tried to justify that it was "expresso" because M&S make an expresso cake. Tit.
(, Fri 2 May 2008, 13:27, closed)
'Cos it's quick like an expresso train innit?

It means 'expressed' not 'express'!!!??!!!

Also, publicans, 'espresso' does not mean 'less filter coffee' for the same price if not more than a full cup.
(, Fri 2 May 2008, 14:10, closed)
*shudders with rage*
(, Fri 2 May 2008, 16:04, closed)
small point
it's not boiling water

its high pressure super heated steam at at least 2 bar pressure

just saying, seeing as your being (rightly) picky.
(, Sun 4 May 2008, 0:19, closed)
Proper twists my nipples too this does!
(, Wed 7 May 2008, 11:16, closed)
sorry, yep. its been a while since i worked in a coffee shop. couldnt remeber the specifics. probably due to the rage i felt.

*bows to your superior knowledge of pressure coffee things*
(, Wed 7 May 2008, 16:38, closed)

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