While tea is the most common drink in the world, coffee is probably the most common drink in the United States. A 2005 study found that in a typical American diet, coffee is the leading source of antioxidants. This is especially ironic, as Hawaii is the only state where coffee grows naturally.
Though we love coffee in the U.S. there are a lot of countries — even English speaking ones — where coffee is not there drink of choice. Facts, which is a YouTube group that specializes in “people try” videos, found a couple of people who have never had coffee and decided to get them their first tastes. Their reactions were priceless and ranged from, “It’s like licking a battery,” to “Tastes like an old lady’s underpants.”
Maybe they’ll see the light when they find themselves in an after-lunch meeting, their eyelids fighting a losing battle against the gravity of sleep.