English cuisine is generally so threadbare

English cuisine is generally so threadbare that for years there has been a gentlemen’s agreement in the civilized world to allow the Brits pre-eminence in the matter of tea—which, after all, comes down to little more than have ability to boil water.
Fred Metclalf, Penguin Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, p.85

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