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Re: We've been here before...


"Ten minutes _is_ how long it took to drink the beverage, not _are_ how long it took."

Ah, but that is a particular beverage of a full mug of coffee, filter style. An Americano might take fewer than 8 minutes. So the minutes are individual and can be counted differently as separate unites of drink consumption time measurement. 10 minutes are taken to drink a cup of coffee... I am quite the passive.

An espresso takes less than a minute ;)

edit: on reflection, perhaps I should have originally said "it takes fewer than ten minutes for my coffee to be drunk by me"...

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