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5 Interesting Scottish Teas to Have on St Andrew Day

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Today, November 30th, is St Andrew’s Day.  Known primarily as the patron Saint of Scotland (but he also is the patron saint of Greece, Romania Cyprus, Russia and more), the days is an official holiday in Scotland. Even if you are not in Scotland, here are 5 unique Scottish Teas you should try. Whisky Tea from Edinburgh Tea Naturally, a …

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10 Interesting Tea World Records for Guinness World Record Day

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Sunday, Nov 20th is going to be National World Record Day.  Guinness has quite a few World Records related to tea. Here are 10 interesting tea-related world records. World’s Largest Tea Bag Created in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on September 20, 2014, the world’s largest tea bag weighed over 550 lbs. World’s Largest Cup of Tea Slightly over 1,057 gallons is the …

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13 Tea Cliches to Use on National Cliche Day

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English is full of cliches.  When we speak to each, we often use cliches.  But, to be a good writer, you are told not to use cliches.  Today, in celebration of national cliche day, here are 13 tea cliches you should use. But, only use these today. Not for all the tea in China Not my cup of tea Tempest …

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Its National Frankenstein Day: Mary Shelley and Tea

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Today, is National Frankenstein Day. Is there a connection between tea and Frankenstein? Did Frankenstein like tea?  Was it in the original story? Sorry to say both answers is NO. Tea is never mentioned in the book.  The word does not appear anywhere in the story. But, Mary Shelley, who wrote Frankenstein in 1818, was a big tea drinker.  She …

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Ozymandias Poet Really Liked Tea and Toast

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Doesn’t everyone enjoy tea and toast.  Even one of the most famous poets of all time, and author of the classic Ozymandias, Percy Shelley really liked Tea and Toast.  From the poem Letter to Maria Gisborne, here is his proclamation: Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine, Yet let’s be merry: we’ll have tea and toast; Custards for supper, …

Tea Recipe for National Frappe Today

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Since today is National Frappe Day, we want to provide an alternative recipe.  Instead of a frappe try a tea smoothie. It will be more refreshing since it is still hot here in Texas and many other parts of the country.  Try this with green tea. Ingredients  (Serves 1) 1 green tea bag ⅔ cup of water ½ cup of …