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Tea, Beer Preference Polled In Survey Amongst Athletes

Query Shows Harvard Varsitymen Drink Tea and Bouillon.


"I don't think tea is a sissy drink at all. It really depends on the drinker;" answered Nicholas Mellen '39, Varsity football guard, to a query on the Virtues and vices of tea-drinking. The questionnaire is part of a nation-wide survey of college athletes concerning the stimuli of various beverages.

Among the questions asked to discover which drinks give the most aid for digestion and which have the greatest superiority over fatigue were: How is tea rated in comparison with milk, coffee and beer? What kinds of drinks were served during games and practice of the team?

Harlowmen readily admitted they drank bouillon between halves of the games and tea after games, but were evasive when asked whether foam headed their favorite after hours beverage.

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