Ad of the Day: Fend Off Heartbreak and Zombies With a Cup of Tea and a Catchy Tune

Sipping a viral brew

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Here in the U.S., where 83 percent of adults are self-proclaimed coffee drinkers, tea is generally marketed as something genteel—a soothing beverage to be sipped while relaxing in your sitting room, not guzzled throughout the day from a giant Dunkin' Donuts mug. But in the U.K., tea still reigns supreme as the hot beverage of choice, even among the younger set, about half of whom say they drink a cuppa every morning.

That classically British obsession with tea is used to excellent effect in "The Tea Song," Yorkshire Tea's new musical spot that pitches tea as more than just a morning pick-me-up.

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