Where does the phrase “tea and sympathy” come from?
- People used to serve tea during the time of grief
- A story based on a tea shop owned by a lady named “Sympathy”
- A play relating to lending a sympathetic ear to a friend
- A music group named “Tea and Sympathy”
The answer: 3
This phrase is based on the 1953 stage play “Tea and Sympathy” by Robert Anderson.
One thought on “Trivia of the Day – August 31”
If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are too heated, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited, it will calm you. ~Gladstone, 1865
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