aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Thank you, no

I was in Sahara Mart last week, where they are advertising Kopi Luwak from Indonesia -- supposedly, the most expensive, to-die-for coffee on the planet. That's because the coffee cherries it's made from have passed through the bowels of a local civet cat (the luwak) before being dried and made into java.

I remarked to the cashier that the Australians called it "cat-poo coffee." She had never heard that before. Oh, come on. What else could you call it?

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