Back at the cabin we sit together on a log near the porch and drink bourbon and ice water out of the thermos cap.
She does not drink water, only red wine from Domaine Tempier, Champagne, and a thermos of tisane before bed.
Even the humble espresso machine got bad press, despite being the size of a thermos cup and brought as a joke.
trademark registered in Britain 1907, invented by Sir James Dewar (patented 1904 but not named then), from Greek thermos "hot" (see thermal). Dewar built the first one in 1892, but it was first manufactured commercially in Germany in 1904, when two glass blowers formed Thermos GmbH. Supposedly the company sponsored a contest to name the thing, and a Munich resident won with a submission of Thermos.