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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...

Origin Of The Word "Cocktail" Is Not What You Think — Bartesian

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Apr 12, 2015 ... However, the first use of the word "cocktail" to refer to an alcohol drink wasn't until 1803. The word ... Where did the word actually come from?

The Real History (Maybe) 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 ...

Where does the name "cocktail" come from? Is it related to the ...

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Some self-proclaimed cultural historians believe the term "cocktail" to be a reference to gender roles. The combination of the two gender-referring slang terms ...

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 ...

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 ...

David Wondrich on Cocktail Culture's Evolution -- Grub Street

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Apr 6, 2015 ... David Wondrich Has Finally Figured Out the Real Origin of the Word Cocktail ... orange bitters were hard to come by, and absinthe was nonexistent in the ... Robert Simonson: How soon after Imbibe! came out did you realize a ...

The surprising history of the cocktail - Telegraph

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Dec 13, 2012 ... Until recently, the earliest-known use of the word "cocktail" in print that referenced drink was from 1806 in an upstate New York newspaper.

The History Of Cocktail Hour | Our Place in History

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Aug 19, 2015 ... The history of the great American cocktail is far more interesting than you think. ... The word cocktail is biblical in its ambiguity of origin. ... How Did The Cocktail Get Its Own Hour? ... By the 1950s there were few men who didn't come home from a long day at work, throw a few ice cubes into the highball glass ...

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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 termcocktail” to describe a mix or assortment can come from ...

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

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Jan 13, 2016 ... George Osborne and Pitt the Younger are both linked to the word "cocktail".

Definition and History of the Cocktail - Cocktails - About.com

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Where did the Name Cocktail Originate? ... The word Cocktail may be a distant derivation of the name for the Aztec goddess, Xochitl [/SHO-cheetl/ meaning ...