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Stereotype of the Month Entry

Another Stereotype of the Month entry:

From sfweekly.com
Originally published by SF Weekly Jul 02, 2003
©2003 New Times, Inc. All rights reserved.

Full of Frappé
The only folks who should drink tea-as-milkshake are microwave-challenged Eskimos


So the other day I was midway through ordering a double-iced cappuccino (which, for anyone taking notes, does not mean double the ice or double the milk, but double the espresso; if I'd wanted to order a latte, I would have) when I glanced over and noticed a sign for something called a Chai Chocolate Cooler, one of those experimental coffee/tea beverages making their way to your local cafe this summer.

The concoction consists of the following: chai tea (black tea and spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves), cocoa powder, milk, and upward of 8 pounds of sugar, frappéd into a frozen slushy drink.

I cannot begin to count the number of things wrong with this concept. Let's start with frozen tea. As far as I'm concerned, the only folks who should be drinking tea that resembles a milkshake are microwave-challenged Eskimos.

Rob's comment
Who are the most primitive people in the world? Eskimos, apparently.

Related links
Eskimos:  the ultimate aborigines

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