Fun Facts about Our Favorite Drug


The Oatmeal‘s colorful “comic” highlights 15 things worth knowing about coffee.

Among the most notable facts:

Coffee is the second most traded commodity on earth, after oil.

Espresso is not a type of bean, roast, or blend–just how coffee is prepared.

Originally, coffee berries were eaten by African tribes.

But most importantly, The New York Times recently reported that studies have shown that coffee drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers. Is it safe to assume that English majors have longer life spans than most people?


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