Thursday, 10 March 2016

When Sipping Tea Was A Socially Ruinous Act

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Could anything be as innocuous as a nice spot of tea? Today, the word 'tea' conjures up images of sipping from dainty cups with grandma, children's cup-and-saucer sets and, of course, the Queen. But amazingly, there was a time when tea was seen as a threat to traditional Christian values - and the social hierarchy of the Western world.

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