Friday, December 19, 2008

A coffee Riddle!

On Cups and Kilos Group on Facebook they have posted this! A small riddle:

We will start out with the coffee man…find the man in the beans posted on the wall…circle him and post it back on the group page…then answer the questions and riddles posted on the news segment of the group page and post them on our wall… whoever has the most correct answers by Christmas eve… will be our WINNER! Have fun!!
1- In what country was it legal for a woman to file for divorce if her husband did not supply her with the daily quota of coffee?
2-Who obtained the first documented license to sell coffee in Massachusetts Colony?
3-What was coffee first known in Europe as?
4-Another name that is often synonymous with coffee is Mocha. Mocha was actually a port that coffee was shipped from but do you know where that port is located?
5-If you ask for a 'latte' in Italy, you won't get coffee. What will you get instead?
6-Where did the word cappuccino originate from? (country and meaning )
7-What does the word “tip” stands for?
8-Which philosopher supposedly drank up to fifty cups of coffee per day?
9- A man found a fly in his coffee and sent his coffee back to the kitchen. When the waiter returned with a new cup of coffee, the man took a sip and immediately knew that the waiter had just removed the fly and given him back the same cup of coffee. How did the man know that he wasn`t served a fresh cup of coffee?
10- An finally…How can you throw a ball as hard as you can and have it come back to you, even if it doesn't hit anything, there is nothing attached to it, and no one else catches or throws it?

After finding the hidden man like I did, I had to Answer the questions which I did (researched on the net) and came up with these these answers:

1. Turkey
2.Dorothy Jones
3. Arabian Wine
4. Yemen
5.Glass of milk
6.Capuchin Friar (Italy)
7. To Insure Promptness
8.Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet)
9.Before the man had noticed the fly, he had added sugar to his coffee. When the waiter returned with the new cup of coffee, the man took a sip, noticed it was sweet, and knew that the waiter had just removed the fly.
10.Throw it straight up on the Air

And then the next day the Cups and Kilos group posted this on their news wall:
Santa has chosen….Abdallah Haj Abed is our winner for Cups & Kilos brain teasers 2008…mabrouk… abdallah you can pick up your coffee treasure box on Christmas day @ Cups & Kilos Rabieh!

I won hehehehehe and the treasure is all mine, when I get it!
by the way Cups and Kilos have set a small Chrismas tree( with decorations and coffee cups on it :P) and they have dressed their statue (ABDO) as Santa!
Go check it out!

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