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    #1

    a little story about coffee saying that

    Is "saying" a right choice here? Or does it have to be another word?


    • For example, a little story about coffee saying that coffee`s origin is Ethiopia. South America is famous for coffee, but instant coffee is mostly produced in Vietnam.

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    #2

    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    Who wrote that?

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    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Who wrote that?
    I wrote it.

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    #4

    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    Perhaps:

    The story is that coffee originated in Ethiopia.

    (I think it's pretty much accepted as fact.)
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    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    I added the last sentence, but I feel that the underlined is kind of complicated and some parts are redundant. How can I correct it?

    I like light stories about something (historical).
    For example, a little story about coffee that coffee`s origin is Ethiopia. South America is famous for coffee, but instant coffee is mostly produced in Vietnam.
    So my favorite books are the ones with little stories along with their relevant historical incidents.

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    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    I think you are looking for interesting anecdotes.
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    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    Do you know the one about the Turks withdrawing from Vienna and leaving all those Turkish coffeehouses?
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    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Do you know the one about the Turks withdrawing from Vienna and leaving all those Turkish coffeehouses?
    No, I don't.

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    Re: a little story about coffee saying that

    You do now. You just don't know any details.
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