Slang – Cup of joe.

Meaning – Cup of coffee.

This is common American slang. In the UK people generally prefer a cuppa (cup of tea) to a cup of joe!

Another slang expression for coffee is java –  named after the famous coffee producing island of Java in Indonesia.

Wake up and smell the coffee is an idiom that means to become aware of what is happening around you, often used in a context where someone needs to become more realistic or aware of a situation. A coffee break is a short pause or rest during work or other activities, often accompanied by a cup of coffee.


  • I’m completely useless before my morning cup of joe!”

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What is Slang?

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