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'''Tea''' is a beverage Erfwordlers enjoy, particularly [[Royal]]s. It's made by boiling tea leaves in a pot (or pouring the prepared tea in a serving pot), and serving while hot it in cups. It's typically accompanied with milk, sugar, lemon, and dainty cakes.{{ref|cakes}}  Drinking tea can be a very ceremonial activity, with a lot of unique customs and special tableware unique to a [[side]]. For example [[wine]] is drunk, but one does not drink tea, you 'take' tea.{{ref|take}}
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'''Tea''' is a beverage Erfwordlers enjoy, particularly [[Royal]]s. It's made by boiling tea leaves in a pot (or pouring the prepared tea in a serving pot), and serving it in cups while hot. It's typically accompanied with milk, sugar, lemon, and dainty cakes.{{ref|cakes}}  Drinking tea can be a very ceremonial activity, with a lot of unique customs and special tableware particular to a [[side]]. For example [[wine]] is drunk, but one does not drink tea, one 'takes' tea.{{ref|take}}
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Tea has only been observed to be drunk in royal sides, and by non-royals who've lived in them. Primarily [[Jetstone]], [[Transylvito]], and [[Faq]]. The latter had hours-long ceremonies related to taking tea, and interestingly then [[prince]]ss [[Jillian Zamussels]] [[pop]]ped knowing it perfectly. Because of her [[Warlord|warrior]] nature she had negative opinions of it, though other royals like Prince [[Ansom]] quite liked it.
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Tea has only been observed to be drunk in royal sides, and by non-royals who've lived in them. Primarily [[Jetstone]], [[Transylvito]], [[Haffaton]] and [[Faq]]. The latter had hours-long ceremonies related to taking tea, and interestingly then [[prince]]ss [[Jillian Zamussels]] [[pop]]ped knowing it perfectly. Because of her [[Warlord|warrior]] nature she had negative opinions of it, though other royals like Prince [[Ansom]] quite liked it.
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Like [[wine]], drinking tea is often a social activity, albeit the tone associated is more formal and high brow.
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Like [[wine]], drinking tea is often a social activity, albeit the tone associated is more formal and high brow. Interestingly, which beverage a side drinks seems to change; [[Goodminton]] had a preference for Chocolate, and [[Homekey]] for Coffee. Characters from tea drinking sides remark on this, or prefer tea over said beverages.
=Speculation=  
=Speculation=  

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Proposed Canon

One lump or two?


Tea is a beverage Erfwordlers enjoy, particularly Royals. It's made by boiling tea leaves in a pot (or pouring the prepared tea in a serving pot), and serving it in cups while hot. It's typically accompanied with milk, sugar, lemon, and dainty cakes.[1] Drinking tea can be a very ceremonial activity, with a lot of unique customs and special tableware particular to a side. For example wine is drunk, but one does not drink tea, one 'takes' tea.[2]

Tea has only been observed to be drunk in royal sides, and by non-royals who've lived in them. Primarily Jetstone, Transylvito, Haffaton and Faq. The latter had hours-long ceremonies related to taking tea, and interestingly then princess Jillian Zamussels popped knowing it perfectly. Because of her warrior nature she had negative opinions of it, though other royals like Prince Ansom quite liked it.

Like wine, drinking tea is often a social activity, albeit the tone associated is more formal and high brow. Interestingly, which beverage a side drinks seems to change; Goodminton had a preference for Chocolate, and Homekey for Coffee. Characters from tea drinking sides remark on this, or prefer tea over said beverages.

Speculation

The tea ceremony is one of many ways royals can tell each other apart from "common" non-royals. It may serve as a means of discriminating socially.

Citations

  1. ^  LIAB 3
  2. ^  First Intermission 20
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