Do coffee shops discriminate?
For coffeehouse junkies everywhere, Slate.com explores coffee shop economics and more.Waiting for Good Joe
asks if coffee shops discriminate against women.
[T]he conclusion of American economist Caitlin Knowles Myers.... Men get their coffee 20 seconds earlier than do women. (There is also evidence that blacks wait longer than whites, the young wait longer than the old, and the ugly wait longer than the beautiful. But these effects are statistically not as persuasive.)
More Slate coffee talk regarding Starbucks' elusive "short" cappuccino
and how to open an independent coffee shop and watch it destroy your life