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Via Kottke comes Rebecca Flint Marx’s sweet post about the joys of ┬ábeing a regular. The place: Russ & Daughters.

2 comments

1 GaryfromChevyChase   ~  Oct 23, 2013 1:26 pm

Being a "regular" is always a thrill. Remember working as during college summers, stopping by the same diner for coffee and toast; after about 3 days, the waitress would say "you havin' the regular?"

Speaking of "regular" when I ordered coffee in NY back in the 60's, if you wanted it "regular" that meant cream and sugar. Still have the same meaning?

2 Chyll Will   ~  Oct 23, 2013 2:53 pm

Maybe, maybe not; I'm willing to bet outside of older generations and long time customers at certain establishments, Starbucks has thoroughly spoiled that dynamic.

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