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Why Tea? Part Two

By on February 8, 2011 in Catering

Well Alan, firstly, may I congratulate you for turning such an otherwise banal subject into a quite enthralling monologue. Secondly, I believe you are right. We British didn’t like drinking water, mostly, I seem to recall reading, because it was filthy and contained all manner of diseases. So we boiled it and added tea for flavour. A resoundingly successful solution to a serious problem. We also produced weak beer for this very same reason. You could drink it safely without getting too drunk before work. Bravo the British. 

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