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London Calling! Wait, Calling London!

My daughter and I have been arguing about something (in a good natured way) for a while, now, and I realized I can ask my flist, since so many of you are Brits (or Brit adjacent).

SERIOUS POLL OF IMPORTANCE AND SCIENTIFIC MEASURING OMG*

*not in the slightest, and if you take this seriously to the point of believing this is an actual academic poll, I am going to laugh at you. Because I am an idiot, come on, now.

Poll #1916248 Britains of the UK (lol): How do you take your tea?

I only consider it proper tea if:

there is milk added.
42(50.0%)
there is milk nowhere near my cup.
16(19.0%)
there is horse meat added.
3(3.6%)
I am a crazy person that doesn't know what tea is.
1(1.2%)
I don't drink tea (because I'm 'Merikan and we drink FREEDOM).
12(14.3%)
(which tastes like chicken. I MEAN EAGLES.)
10(11.9%)

Even though you said this wasn't serious,

I am taking this seriously. SERIOUS. Ferserius.
37(51.4%)
I don't know how to have fun and be silly.
7(9.7%)
I am going to argue something because you - on the internet - are wrong about something.
9(12.5%)
THERE AREN'T ENOUGH AMERICAN FLAGS IN THIS POST FOR ME TO FEEL COMFORTABLE.
19(26.4%)


Also, it is said daughter's 16th birthday today, and she's awesome, and I love her a whole bunch. And she has a big surprise waiting for her when she comes home from school. MOPPING! I'm kidding. A BABY! No, that's not it, either. THE BOOT! 16 is old enough to be on her own, amirite?

I have all day to be goofy, and I'm happy about that. Also, I had to get ranty in my Tumblr this morning, something I never do, but it's important. And no one cares, I know, but I do, and I feel responsible for this topic (hoarders) and yeah.

BACK TO MY CUP OF TEA. Sans milk. (OMG, the MiL is coming over today and I'm on my "no booze" week and that might need to change.)

Comments

stoney321
May. 29th, 2013 05:32 pm (UTC)
Re: WOW OKAY.
This is the white tea of which I am speaking and that is my main tea purveyor. Tanniny is TOTALLY a word! I know just what you meant, too. :D

So when you add milk, you're adding whole milk? Or cream? I could get behind that. Clearly I need to make a fresh cup.

...HOW ABOUT BUTTER I AM SOUTHERN AFTER ALL. (lol)
gingerpig
May. 29th, 2013 05:38 pm (UTC)
Re: WOW OKAY.
The kind of milk is again a matter of taste. I can't stand whole milk at all so I'd never have that in tea, but I'll have semi-skimmed, I think that's 2%? at a push, but preferably I like mine 0%. But I do know people that have whole milk in their tea.

And awesome, I shall see if I can grab some of that.

(I need more tea icons...)
gillo
May. 29th, 2013 07:22 pm (UTC)
Re: WOW OKAY.
Tibetans are reputed to serve their tea with yak butter. Does that count?

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Reading this? I'm just curious. Because that's really detail-oriented of you. Feel free to stop reading. But you can see that there's more here, so are you going to keep reading? Really? That's pretty dedicated. I'm impressed. No, really. I'm not being sarcastic, why do you get like that? See, this is the problem I have with your mother - yes. YES. I'm going there. It's time we put all of our cards on the table.

I love you, why are you doing this? After all we've been through? You don't have to be like this. You know, still reading. You could be baking a pie. And then sharing it with me.

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