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    'Nuclear Threat Sparked Tea Worry'

    I love British priorities

    The threat of a nuclear attack on the UK in the 1950s caused concern over the supply of tea, top-secret documents which have now been released reveal.
    BBC NEWS | UK | Nuclear threat sparked tea worry

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    Well, let's face it - if there is a nuclear attack you might as well worry about tea as anything else, I suppose!
    Nothing you worry about will make much odds under a hydrogen bomb, now will it!

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    It was probably concerns over maintaining civilian moral post-war. In the event of a limited war (IE not a gaping hole where the UK used to be) all water would have to be boiled, imagine drinking that with no dried leaves left to stew in it*







    *Thanks to Marvin, The Paranoid Android for that thought. (except it wasn't him, it was the drinks machine) Slaps head, wanders off mumbling. Not sure if I've spelt morale right anywhere in this post....
    Last edited by Andrew_C; 5th May 2008 at 06:07 PM.

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    Hey you can't be a nice cup of tea and a sit down Mmmm nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Hey you can't be a nice cup of tea and a sit down
    I can and when I haven't had my dried frog pills I often am. Very relaxing. Untill someone sticks the spoon in and stirs. Damn them

    :P

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    Think about it, you'd need all those techie-types to mount a counter offensive, and as we know, no tech can live long without tea or coffee...

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    I dont drink tea or coffee, in fact I dont drink any hot drinks at all.

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    What on earth do you mean? It's scientificoligacally provenised that tea makes you immune to nuclear attack*


    * Not necessarily true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotmk View Post
    I dont drink tea or coffee, in fact I dont drink any hot drinks at all.

    Looks like you and I will be safe then!

    Although I am prone to a hot chocolate now and then... ah crap I'm up the creek now too argh!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotmk View Post
    I dont drink tea or coffee, in fact I dont drink any hot drinks at all.
    Same here, just water or vodka (yin yang balancing that)

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