Describing a Cup of Tea

How would you describe the taste of tea? PG Tips recently commissioned research on how people describe tea.   Over 60% of survey respondents described teas as nice and hot.

Here are some of the more unusual words used to describe the taste of tea:

Peely wally (Scottish)

Pencil sharpening

Opium of the masses

Basti pieper



The research was done by Profession Wei of the Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication from Birkbeck University of London.

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