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.

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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.

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Alex is from Delaware. He lives in DC.
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