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Etiquette Tip of the Month: Pinky Up or Down?

Etiquette Tip of the Month: Pinky Up or Down?

“Pinky up” is a common faux pas of Afternoon Tea. We’ve heard a few different theories on where that tradition comes from, but regardless of its origin, you do not need to drink tea that way. Believe it or not, if you are having tea with the Queen, it is quite rude to put your pinky up.

 

Etiquette Tip of the Month: Pinky Up or Down?

 

From: THE TEA TIMES – August 2019
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