I struggle to post daily, I struggle to post. But I can't give up K O FF EE. Why? Why am I so attached to the name, to the kinetic energy?
Well firstly, coffee is a beverage that I heavily indulge in. I fell into the dirty depths at a humble age of 16. A youngin' with a car, friends and I would meet at Starbucks before school, then go again at lunch and then meet there AGAIN after school. I maintained that into architecture school where my intake increased. I then moved to Copenhagen and in an effort to not be difficult, I started taking my coffee black. From there I went to Italy, where my order became "un cafe doppio per favore." Now back in the states, I am back to my cold brew.
But coffee is more than a drink to me. I could make it at home and save a truck load of dough, but I don't. I enjoy walking to Starbucks at 11:55 right before they close for that last cup of the day. I enjoy going again that next morning and having a quick conversation to start of my next 24 hours of life. Coffee is a catalyst for energy, social interaction, and in turn happiness.
So that's where K O FF EE came in. The k instead of c, the spacing. All a deconstruction of a word we know well. Spoken the two sound identical, but when read K O FF EE immediately causes the brain to restructure and reinvent the word. That is how this online forum - this catalog of word snippets - looks at space.