When you wake up in the morning, do you ever awaken to the wonderful aroma of something brewing in the kitchen? Hearty and rich, the smell of a freshly-brewing pot of coffee can bring you to life and lift you right out of bed. Are you ready for a big cup of joe? How about a hot mug of java?
Coffee is a beloved drink of millions of people around the world. It is so loved that it has spawned all sorts of endearing nicknames. Two of the most common are “java” and “cup of joe.” So how did coffee come to be known by these interesting nicknames?
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