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Old Aug 20 2016, 03:54 AM   #1
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The Starbucks at Uni has displayed a well researched history of coffee.

Apparently, in 15th century Turkey, coffee was so vital that they had a law that a woman could get divorced if her husband didn't supply her with a sufficient daily supply.
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Well, that makes sense.
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Not a coffee drinker, but why anyone would not provide coffee to any who do is less than intelligent.
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