On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Jot Powers wrote: > On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 05:31:06PM -0500, Mark A Mandel wrote: > > I think someone of Hungarian background on the lois-bujold list said she > > recognized it. Shall I inquire? > > AFAIK , when reading some Googled usenet search after the publication > of _Issola_ someone said something to the affect of: > > "Oh, klava is just camp coffee", implying it is something that is > reasonably well known by some people.  > Could it have been "Camp coffee""? There is a brand of coffee syrup called Camp. During the hottest days of the summer, a tablespoon of the syrup in a tall glass of milk over ice cubes makes a wonderfully refreshing drink. I suppose you could put it into hot milk instead.