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cuppa joe

A cup of coffee (where "cuppa" is a colloquial contraction of "cup of"). Though the true origin is unknown, "joe" as a synonym for coffee is theorized to either be a shortening of "jamoke" (a combination of Java and Mocha, two major suppliers of coffee beans), or as a reference to it being the drink of the ordinary man (i.e., the "average joe"). Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I can't even function in the morning until I've had my first cuppa joe.
See also: cuppa, joe

cuppa

A cup of tea (when used without another kind of drink). Primarily heard in UK. How are you, Barney? Care for a cuppa?
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Abacare are raising money for charity with Dementia UK's Make Time for a Cuppa event Pictured: Carer and Regional Manager, Sue Richardson, and 86-year-old service user, Jim Buckley have a cuppa and a chat together
The Free Cuppa for the Driver scheme will be officially launched in Orange today (3 March 2014) and will run until 30 May 2014.
Coffee shops may be the latest victims of the credit crunch as people swap takeaway coffee for home-made cuppas, figures revealed yesterday.
As some 250 tonnes of Cuppa Soup are produced each week, and the spices are relatively expensive, it is important they are not wasted when following a recipe.
The backbone of our company is the artists that we employ," explains Cuppa Coffee president and executive producer, Adam Shaheen, who comes from an artistic background.
Prison inspectors rapped bosses at Cookham Wood youth jail in Rochester, Kent, for punishing poor behaviour by stopping convicts making a cuppa
Experts reckon that because of the time taken to make the tea and then adding 30ml of cold milk, a typical cuppa is drunk at below 65C.
Royal Voluntary Service volunteers provide a vital lifeline for older people across Great Britain, whether that's help after a stay in hospital, a visit to a Royal Voluntary Service community centre or just a simple cuppa and chat at home.
Daily Cuppa Coffee therefore waived the shipping on espresso machines and grinders to help consumers save money and be able to purchase the equipment of their desire.
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South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging people to get together with family, friends and colleagues for a cuppa, cakes and a chat.
I WOULD like to encourage ECHO readers to have a Summer tea party to help raise vital funds for Diabetes UK's Care For A Cuppa campaign.
They sat down for their first cuppa as husband and wife after driving from the Palace to Clarence House in Prince Charles's 1969 Aston Martin.
SIR - I would like to encourage readers to have a tea party next Wednesday for Care For A Cuppa Day to help raise vital funds for Diabetes UK.