Hello, Sir Would You Like a Cup of Tea? The First Teabag was a Faux Pas & How to Brew a Perfect Cup of British Tea

Thomas Sullivan, an American tea merchant, with his love of labor-saving devices, was the first to develop the teabag. In around 1908, Sullivan, a New York tea merchant, started to send samples of tea to his customers in small silken bags. Some assumed that these were supposed to be used in the same way as…