Trick Question: Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb?

Thomas Twining started selling tea in London in 1706. His eponymous company has been doing it for 300 years, then. You’d think they know tea if anyone does. Here’s Twinings Green Tea:

Not to me

Green? Brown?  Golden brown? Tea-colored? Flax? Tannin? Purple? Polka-dotted?

Does that look green to you? I guess they specialize in black tea (which I bet isn’t black after brewing).

My quest for green “green tea” continues. I just ordered Kirkland Ito En Matcha Blend Japanese Green Tea from Amazon.

Steve Parker, M.D.

PS: If you don’t like green, you’ll find none of it inside my books.

PPS: The remains of Ulysses S. Grant and his wife are in a mausoleum referred to as Grant’s tomb. They are above ground, so technically they aren’t buried.

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One response to “Trick Question: Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb?

  1. Shane K. Bernard

    I knew that about Grant’s tomb . . . but only because I visited it once when I was in NYC. I was a history buff then, 25 years ago; now I’m a professional historian. (The tomb, by the way, was in horrible shape back then; but since then it’s been refurbished, so I understand.)

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