24 Things You'll Know If You Are Addicted To Tea

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Tea! A British tradition that dates back 1000s of years that is still going strong today. It is no secret that we are a nation of tea lovers but did you know the average Brit will drink an eye-watering 17,000 cups in their lifetime? That is a lot of tea bags! If you love tea as much as us and seemingly the whole of the UK, the following will sound VERY familiar. You might want to stick the kettle on for this...

When your alarm goes off your first thoughts are tea and how good that first sip is going to taste...

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And the first thing you do before anything else is to put the kettle on...

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Best of luck to anyone that tries to talk to you before you've had your first cup...

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There is NO functioning before tea...

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If tea can't solve the problem then something is seriously wrong and life as we know it may never be the same...

When someone says they don't drink tea you wonder if you can continue with the friendship...

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Or even worse, they like tea but put the milk in before the water...

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Or they make you a cup of tea and it looks like milky water...

You don't understand people who put the teabag in for just a couple of seconds then take it out. Letting it steep is pivotal...

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When someone makes you a good cup of tea and you know that you have met your soulmate...

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After all, there are very few people you trust to make a good cup of tea...

Losing your biscuit in your cup of tea is basically the equivalent of Jack and Rose letting go at the end of Titanic...

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Making a cup of tea and realising your milk is either off or you've run out is literally the worst...

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You've made a cup of tea with gone off milk and just hoped you can't tell...but you can!

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Making a tea and being called away before you can drink it is a truly devastating experience...

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As is making a cup and forgetting about it...

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Pouring a perfectly good tea down the sink makes you feel extremely sad...

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You have very strong opinions on which is the best teabag brand and will fight for it in a debate as if defending your own child...

When you go round to someone's house and they don't offer you tea within the first five minutes you wonder why you are even there...

Sometimes people judge the amount of tea you drink in a day but you don't care because it tastes so good...

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You've dropped your tea and genuine tears have sprung to your eyes...

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Going on holiday is always a problem. Why does nowhere other than the UK sell good tea?

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When you get home from holiday though you appreciate tea more and vow never to take it for granted again...

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And this...