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Mug of Tea

Tea is of course a great British tradition, though the tea plant itself comes from Asia. As can be seen, the vast majority of British people drink tea with milk. Nowadays many people, perhaps most, drink tea from a small bag in a mug such as this for convenience, but it has to be said that the best tea is served in china teacups in saucers poured from a teapot with the tea loose inside. I don't know why. It just does, though that process takes five minutes rather than the one minute in the mug above. Some prefer tea weak whilst others have it so strong a spoon will stand on its end in the cup. Well, not quite...

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Taken on September 18, 2013