Wednesday, November 5, 2008
"Ginger twins": Is this truly a British teapot superstition?
In 1994 Alexandra Stoddard authored a rambling thoroughly self-interested book entitled, Tea Celebrations. Therein, the book claims that it is a British superstition that only one person may pour from the teapot at a sitting. Otherwise, the second person to pour from the teapot shall have "ginger (red-headed) twins." Is this true?