This is perhaps the most pointless rant I will ever write on this blog. It serves no political purpose, it’s not germane to any current events… I just…
I work at Teavana, and this is, by far, the single most common complaint we get from customers:
Customer (talking about our samples): This tea tastes so much better here then when I make it at home. And I do have the sugar.
Me: What tea are you making at home?
Customer: [It’s usually Youthberry/Wild Orange Blossom, which is a white tea blended with an herbal tea. But it’s almost always a tea, and not an herbal tisane]
Me: And how hot is the water you use to brew it?
Customer: I mean, I [boil it on the stove/heat it in the microwave/get it from the Keurig/get it from the hot-water spigot/…]