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I love coffee and a good dinner is not complete without a strong cup of coffee to top it off. However, your aversion to it is personal and we all find something gross that other people love. Mine is milk which I find the most disgusting piece of fluid on the planet. Even as a kid I refused to eat my Cheerios or corn flakes with that white muck on it. I ate the cereal dry or with chocolate milk (still disgusting but the flavor is disguised) instead. Curiously I LOVE cheese and ice cream, both dairy products and I always put a little bit of cream in my coffee, just enough to give it some color (but NEVER sugar).
I like milk, but it has to be cold, and can’t have any smell whatsoever. Decades ago, I got a mouthful of rancid milk- not much worse on the planet than that, so my unbreakable habit is I will ALWAYS take a whiff of the milk I’m about to consume. Even if I drank from a carton 5 minutes ago, I’ll smell it to make sure.
 

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Have you never been to CVS? I'm exaggerating a bit but it's nuts.

It is-- actress Joey King went one time to one in her hometown of L.A., and she only got 2 packs of M&Ms there, and she got a long receipt, per this Wednesday Wisdom video of hers (go to the 1:28 mark).

 
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Malcolm R

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Which is amazing as some retailers are now asking if you even want a receipt, let alone one you can wrap twice around yourself.

There are a couple retailers around here that print on both sides of the paper, so even a longer grocery receipt is cut in half.
 

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The strangest case of pronunciation I come across, are non-native english speakers who pronounce the letter combination "ll" with an "sh" type pronunciation. (They seem to be from places like Argentina).
 

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Here in southern Ontario, the "t" seems to be prounounced by mostly young new Canadians.
 
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Clinton McClure

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In high school, I failed an essay-form English Lit test about The Scarlet Letter that specifically asked my opinion of the book. I was told I failed with no other explanation than “my opinion was wrong”.
 

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