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Cocktail - Wikipedia

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When used to refer to any generic alcoholic mixed drink, cocktail may mean any beverage that ... By extension, the word cocktail was applied to a vulgar, ill-bred person raised above his station, as...

of How the Cocktail Got its Name - Saveur

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Jan 14, 2016 ... For 15 years, I've been trying to figure out why we call a cocktail a cocktail .... mention of the wordcocktail” in a satirical item (one does detect a ...

Origin of the Word "Cocktail" for an Alcoholic Drink - Today I Found Out

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Jul 1, 2014 ... Origin of the WordCocktail” for an Alcoholic Drink ... By the 19th century, unlike other horses, thoroughbreds did not .... I have a theory that maybe the origin of the term "cocktail" to describe a mix or assortment can come from ...

What's the Origin of the Word "Cocktail"? - Chowhound

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Dec 8, 2008 ... H. L. Mencken did extensive research on the topic but in the end came up short, saying the origin of the word cocktail is “quite as dark as the origin of the thing ... Patrons wanting this cheaper alcohol would come in asking for ...

The Vocabularist: Where did the word 'cocktail' come from? - BBC ...

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Jan 13, 2016 ... When the chancellor said the UK faced a "cocktail" of economic risks he was using a word once linked to the great Tory Prime Minister William ...

Origin of the Word Cocktail | Art of Drink

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Feb 27, 2011 ... This topic has been debated a lot and nobody really knows where the word came from, but every once in a while somebody comes across an ...

The Origin of “Cocktail” Is Not What You Think - Liquor.com

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Apr 8, 2015 ... Cocktail historian David Wondrich has an insightful and, um, rather interesting idea ... what he believes to be the origin of the word we've all come to know and love. ... Does he list a source because, the act of placing ginger in ...

Where does the name Cocktail come from and where does de ...

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The exact origins of the cocktail remain contested. ... A confused reader wrote to the editor regarding the term "cock-tail", to which the editor responded: "Cocktail ...

Where does the word cocktail actually come from? - TASTE cocktails

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Mixing spirits and liqueurs with other ingredients to create a flavourful drink has probably been done since the beginning of time (or at least since the first hard ...

The Straight Dope: What's the origin of "cocktail"?

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Apr 17, 2000 ... Could you tell me where the word "cocktail" derived from in the form of a ... of The Funny Stuff People Did A Long Time Ago, people actually still make this stuff. ... How come geckos stick to the ceiling but centipedes don't?