One of the most fascinating aspects of the marvelous world of tea is the vast opportunity to pun our favorite beverage. How many of you tea drinkers find your “creativi – tea” and your “generosi-tea” aided for the better by the “availabili- tea” of the good brew? Yep. Thought so.

Attached you will find an alphabet of “-teas” that accent the positive aspects. The challenge is for each of you to think of one or more – positive, negative, ironic – that AREN’T here and add them by way of your comments.

Ameni-tea
Brevi-tea
Civili-tea
Digni-tea
Eligibili-tea
Frui-tea
Gullibili-tea
Hones-tea
Irascibili-tea
Joculari-tea
Kraf-tea
Livabili-tea
Maneuverabili-tea
Notorie-tea
Oddi-tea
Possibili-tea
Quali-tea
Responsibili-tea
Sensitivi-tea
Totali-tea
Utili-tea
Virili-tea
Warran-tea
Xenocra-teas*
Yosemi-tea
Zes-tea

*By the way, Xenocrates was a Greek philosopher and mathematician who believed that virtue produces happiness . . . and tea helps a lot.