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What do Americans mean by Coffee and Cream?

Cream for coffee means "table cream" or "light cream" like this: https://www.safeway.com/shop/product-details.960422635.html?productId=960422635 But it is common to say "cream&...
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What do Americans mean by Coffee and Cream?

Based on my experiences as a coffee drinker who has lived in 5 US states and drunk coffee in at least 14 others, here's the things they could be offering you in order of probability/common use: Half-...
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What do Americans mean by Coffee and Cream?

tl;dr: "cream," means heavy cream or half-and-half. For context, I live in the US. If you visit my house and ask for cream in your coffee, I will give you heavy cream. I suppose it is ...
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What do Americans mean by Coffee and Cream?

There's no consistent answer to this, as you can see from the comments below there's it's slightly contentious. Usually cream when offered with coffee refers to either half and half (half milk and ...
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