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Post by Waqar Javed » Thu Oct 21, 2004 1:30 am


He met her on a party. She was so outstanding. Many guys chasing after her, while he was so normal, nobody paid attention to him. At the end of the party, he invited her to have coffee with him, she was surprised, but due to being polite, she promised.

They sat in a nice coffee shop, he was too nervous to say anything, she felt uncomfortable, she thought to say, please, let me go home.. Suddenly he asked the waiter: would you please give me some salt? I'd like to put it in my coffee."

Everybody stared at him, so strange! His face turned red, but, still, he put the salt in his coffee and drank it. She asked him curiously: why you have this hobby? He replied: "when I was a little boy, I was living near the sea, I liked playing in the sea, I could feel the taste of the sea, just like the taste of the salty coffee. Now every time I have t he salty coffee, I always think of my childhood, think of my hometown, I miss my hometown so much, I miss my parents who are still living there". While saying that tears filled his eyes.

She was deeply touched. That's his true feeling, from the bottom of his heart. A man who can tell out his homesickness, he must be a man who loves home, cares about home, has responsibility of home. Then she also started to speak, spoke about her faraway hometown, her childhood, her family.

That was a really nice talk, also a beautiful beginning of their story. They continued to date. She found that actually he was a man who meets all her demands; he had tolerance, was kind hearted, warm, careful. He was such a good person but she almost missed him! Thanks to his salty coffee!

Then the story was just like every beautiful love story, the princess married to the prince, and then they were living the happy life... And, every time she made coffee for him, she put some salt in the coffee, as she knew that's the way he liked it.

After 40 years, he passed away, left her a letter, which said: "My dearest, please forgive me, forgive my whole life lie. This was the only lie I said to you---the salty coffee. Remember the first time we dated? I was so nervous at that time, actually I wanted some sugar, but I said salt, it was hard for me to change so I just went ahead. I never thought that could be the start of our communication! I tried to tell you the truth many times in my life, but I was too afraid to do that, as I have promised not to lie to you for anything. Now I'm dying, I afraid of nothing so I tell you the truth: I don't like the salty coffee, what a strange bad taste. But I have had the salty coffee for my whole life! Since I knew you, I never feel sorry for anything I do for you. Having you with me is my biggest happiness for my whole life. If I can live for the second time, still want to know you and have you for my whole life, even though I have to drink the salty coffee again".

Her tears made the letter totally wet.

Someday, someone asked her: what's the taste of salty coffee?

It's sweet. She replied
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Post by francine » Thu Oct 21, 2004 2:30 pm

nice story... sweet... :P

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Post by caiqinqian » Thu Oct 28, 2004 3:03 am

something happen in an unusual way,but sometimes just those chang our lives and make routine days more interesting

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Post by Eyzee » Sun Jan 02, 2005 10:42 am

What a wonderful story!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Good Story

Post by renish03 » Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:05 am

Really my heart beating story......
i like this story.
Thax to give good story in this forum friend..
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Post by Dawn » Thu Feb 24, 2005 11:55 am

nice story!!! (I will never forget that...)

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Post by Lilian » Thu Feb 24, 2005 2:49 pm

nice one. i heard that before. :)
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Post by vennini » Tue Mar 01, 2005 3:00 am

so touched!
i'm moved completely

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just only beautiful!

Post by starian » Sat Mar 19, 2005 1:49 am

may be the story is very touched,but i can ,t agree with his ways of pursuing girls.and he could aslo change the situation after his marrige.
but i aslo have to advocate his spirits,if i don,t want to be killed.in fact,i had do it.
sun is here.so sunny here.aha!

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Post by Dawn » Sun May 29, 2005 4:23 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Post by lemony » Thu Jun 09, 2005 12:55 pm

How true feeling he was! I think he loves his partner alot. They are so happy :o
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Post by takeshi » Sun Jun 12, 2005 1:00 pm

that was a good guy to be as a husband,although he was so normal.nowadays, marriage seems fragile and couples sometimes will lie their couple.this guy used his whole life strengeth to avoid telling lie to his wife again and burden all pressure of telling a lie on his own,which is too hard!!
this story are so simple to understand,but it means a lot.And so sweet!!

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Post by linhto » Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:58 pm

I can't understand it clearly but i know the meaning . i'm tearing.It's a wonderful story
Of course i'll never forget it
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Post by sky888walker » Thu Jun 23, 2005 5:41 pm

By the way... what's the story all about ??..


lool.. just kidding
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Post by amanita » Sat Jul 09, 2005 10:07 pm

yea it`s a good memory that i can try to remember it :wink:
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Post by Ms.A.Z » Sun Jul 10, 2005 8:16 am

Short, Sweet and wonderful story Waqar. :roll:

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