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Plastic Disposable Coffee Cup Lids -- Start Your Collection Now

How much thought have you given to your plastic coffee cup lid


Not much, we're guessing, unless you tipped it the wrong way and spilled impossibly hot liquid down your front

And definitely not as much thought as some folks, profiled in a fascinating piece in the Atlantic that includes lots and lots of coffee lid porn for your viewing pleasure. One designer has been saving and photographing lids since 1995. 

Hot. 
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