The British have a traditional love affair with tea?

jauntie
By jauntie

THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO TEA

ORIGINS: Tea was discovered when the British arrived in India, conquered the place by 11.00 o'clock, and found they were rather thirsty

SUGAR: Way to address one's partner in the morning to get them to bring you a cuppa.

SWEETENER: Offering to do the washing-up as a bribe.

LEMON: Partner who refuses to oblige.

POT : Type of tea drunk in Amsterdam.

GREEN TEA : Made from re-cycled leaves.

HERBAL TEA : See Amsterdam.

MINT TEA : In tip-top condition.

STRAINER : Tea lady too weak to lift the pot

SAUCER : Person who finds, or "sauces " , tea

BREW : What you say in winter while warming your hands on a mug.

CHAR : What you do to the bottom of the kettle if you leave it on the hob too long.

ROSIE LEE: Tea lady who brewed up wearing little but a G-string and tassels.

TEA CUP : In the case of Rosie Lee, double D

PG : Rosie Lee is not suitable for drinkers under 16.

TEA CADDY : Person with a Thermos flask following Tiger Woods.

TEA CHEST : See Rosie Lee

TEA COSY : What Rosie Lee wore to go swimming.

TANNIN : Enjoying a drink in the sun.

CAFFEINE : Result of tea going down the wrong way.

LOOSE TEA : Rosie Lee

CONCLUSION : The pot is cold, the tea is stewed, the biscuits are gone, and......Oh the kettle's on again. Jolly good !!!!!!

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