In honor of today being my weekly Starbucks today, today's Fun Fact Friday is all about coffee! [I know, it's been a while since I've done one]
~ The world record for coffee consumption is 82 cups in 7 hours.
~ During WWII, there was a coffee-drinking competition between the branches of the military. The Marines claim victory at 20 cups per day.
~ There's a tourist agency called Cafe Away for people who want to take coffee vacations
~ Norway drinks the most coffee per person. The US is ranked #12 in the world.
~ In Saudi Arabia, a woman can legally divorce her husband if he doesn't serve her coffee.
~ The use of coffee as a beverage started about 700 years ago.
A few years ago, a guy who went to my high school challenged himself to hit as many Starbucks in Manhatten in 24 hours. He made it to 171 in just over 20 hours. Crazy. If you want to read more about it, click here.
*Weird coffee facts fond here and here