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How do you say tea in…..? Here’s a list of words for tea in various languages. Afrikaans: tee Armenian: te Bengali/Bangla: cha ( চা ) Chinese (Cantonese): cha ( 茶 ) Chinese (Mandarin): chá Croatian: čaj Danish: te Dutch: thee English: tea Esperanto: teo Finnish: tee French: thé (thanks sulz) German: Tee (thanks Arlen) Greek: […]

It seems to be a trend for people to butcher perfectly good words by “tea”-ifying them. I’m not trying to be mean spirited (you can poke fun at The Simple Leaf all you want!), but just wondering aloud as to how far this trend will go. Here’s my initial list. Some are made up and […]