How many times a day do British drink tea?
In an effort to really understand how much tea is being consumed on this island, I polled various Brits on how many cups they drink daily. The most common answer was four. Even in summer. One friend admits she drinks six to seven cups a day.
What time should tea be served?
It’s “afternoon tea,” and the Queen simply calls it “tea.” Afternoon tea is served traditionally between 3 and 5 p.m. with tea, crust-less sandwiches, scones, and desserts. High tea is more like an early dinner, served around 5 p.m. and would likely have a meat dish component.
Do the English really drink that much tea?
It took time, but eventually the herbal drink was democratized for all Brits. More than 300 years after Catherine’s introduction, it’s estimated that the British now drink about 165 million cups of tea every day.
What tea do British drink at night?
English tea is completed, as well as it starts, «in bed». Shortly before bedtime they drink tea without caffeine, as well as a variety of teas with fruit flavours.
Why do British say bloody?
Bloody. Don’t worry, it’s not a violent word… it has nothing to do with “blood”.”Bloody” is a common word to give more emphasis to the sentence, mostly used as an exclamation of surprise. Something may be “bloody marvellous” or “bloody awful“. Having said that, British people do sometimes use it when expressing anger…