Tea-making is a major source of workplace friction and is the biggest cause of office arguments, according to a OnePoll survey of 3,000 office workers. The poll also revealed that there are an average of two spats a day per office and that women are more likely to get into arguments at work than men.
Sarcasm was identified as second most likely to cause arguments, followed by rudeness and lateness.
A OnePoll spokesman said, “Tea-making can be a touchy subject and it is one many people fall out over. Accusations of taking tea but not making tea are common place and often staff refuse to make a brew for people they have fallen out with.”
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