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    Funeral Home Gets A Starbucks

    South Carolina funeral home to sell Starbucks coffee

    Family that owns funeral home says feedback has been positive


    Author: By Phil Gast CNN

    Published On: Jul 12 2012 10:27:04 AM EDT

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    Chris Robinson's family is used to being a bit ahead of the curve.

    After selling caskets at a general store in Easley, S.C., an ancestor opened a funeral location in a separate building. Most other parlors in town operated in homes converted for the purpose...

    http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/S...z/-/index.html

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    The public will be able to access the coffee area from a patio. Inside they will find tables, a fireplace, television, cash register and Wi-Fi.
    That's awesome. It would be such a bother to miss a game for a viewing.

    And I foresee frequent FB updates saying, "I see dead people"

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    I'll take a Venti mocha, no whip, hold the embalming fluid.

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    I wonder if they serve Cremora in urns?
    I heard this one on the radio "Roast in peace".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elphaba View Post
    I'll take a Venti mocha, no whip, hold the embalming fluid.


    I like the comment below the article about Starbucks coffee being very strong (I agree!) but that it isn't likely to wake the dead

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrackerSam View Post
    I wonder if they serve Cremora in urns?
    I heard this one on the radio "Roast in peace".
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    Well, I guess it's the best place to get coffee if you're just dying for a cup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
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    Well, I guess it's the best place to get coffee if you're just dying for a cup.
    I think that chain serving stiff drinks would have been more appropriate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donjeta View Post
    I think that chain serving stiff drinks would have been more appropriate.

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    How about a wine bar?

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    It would probably put the fun back into the funeral




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