More on the saga of “but first, coffee”

I’m late in sharing this, but last December Sprudge published an excellent article looking at the history of “but first, coffee” (and my part of it). Highlights for me were an entry from etymologist Barry Popik showing the phrase appearing in a 1994 translation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov. My own copy translates the phrase on as  “coffee first of all.”

Read What’s In A Meme? The Uncanny Journey Of “But First, Coffee” »

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