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Can You Follow Proper Etiquette At English Afternoon Tea?

See if you can make it through an English afternoon tea without making an improper misstep. Good luck!

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  1. First thing's first...what do you wear?

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    Bow tie or scarf?

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    Jeans, sneakers, and a tee shirt. Casual.
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    A nice, dressy ensemble, like I'm going to a wedding.
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    Something scandalous, for a night on the town.
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    My most bougie outfit and accessories.
  2. How do you greet the host?

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    Ring Carson.

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    With a nice hand shake and a warm "hello."
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    A "Here's my coat, now where's my tea?"
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    A lovely welcome and a "Thank you for having me."
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    No greeting and a flash of your plastic.
  3. How do you act throughout the event?

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    As if you are on a yellow submarine?

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    Like I do in everyday life.
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    On my best behavior.
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    As if I own the joint.
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    How I would at any formal event.
  4. How do you hold your teacup?

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    Like a princess in a mind palace.

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    With it resting on your middle finger.
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    Like it's attached to the saucer.
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    Holding the handle between your thumb and pointer finger.
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    Fingers through the handle, of course!
  5. How do you pour your tea?

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    You have...the GRIM.

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    Someone else does.
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    One hand on the handle, one hand on the lid.
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    Into the left side of the tea cup.
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    Into the right side of the tea cup.
  6. How do you treat your tea?

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    I like my tea like I like my music...British.

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    Cream.
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    Tons of sugar, no question.
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    A bit of sugar after tasting it.
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    Lemon slice and cream.
  7. What do you do with your napkin?

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    Sit on it, AWWW!

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    Toss it aside.
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    Set in on my lap.
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    Smear my crumbs into it.
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    Gently dab my face with it.
  8. How do you eat your scone?

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    Rubber band.

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    With cream and/or curd.
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    With curd and jam.
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    With cream and/or jam.
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    With nothing.
  9. How do you eat your finger sandwiches?

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    Eat your heart out, Mr.Darcy.

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    With a fork.
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    Delicately.
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    In one bite.
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    With my fingers.
  10. How do you eat your dessert?

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    COOKIE MONSTER WANTS COOKIE

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    With proper utensils.
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    I don't.
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    With my fingers.
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    All at once.
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