Food: Tea: Bag
fish-tea   (+13, -6)  [vote for, against]
Fish-shaped tea bags

For kids.
-- jutta, Aug 09 1999

For cats who've learned to turn on the kettle.
-- laurenesorensen, Aug 10 1999

Fill them with catnip.
-- jimfl, Jan 06 2000

In the UK, tetrahedral tea-bags are quite popular (Increased volume when compared with 'flat' tea-bags allows more tea-water diffusion) - and can be used to teach kids about basic Platonic solids
-- hippo, Mar 02 2000

Platonic solids?..Are those solids that don"t have sex?
-- dwp37, Jun 26 2000

I hate fish, and I hate tea. Not platonically.
-- centauri, Jul 25 2000

I've seen reports on very sweet (bottled) tea for children as a health problem; it rots their teeth.

I don't know what I was thinking. Maybe it's just that *I*d like fish-shaped tea bags. (But I'd like pokemon-shaped ones, too. Pikachu Pekoe, Charmander Camomille, and Squirtle Earl Grey!)
-- jutta, Jul 31 2000

Hmm.. Fish-tea puts me in mind of Japanese green tea, which often gets brewed with all sorts of additives, including, if I'm not mistaken, some sort of dried fish-flakes. I only remember hearing about this once, so I could be wrong.
-- mcfrank, Aug 01 2000

Please don't read that: Used tampons would make a great "fish tea"
-- jurgo, Sep 08 2000

Going one step further, I think every food product should be available in a variety of shapes. Surely we have the technology to grow bananas shaped like cats, and why can't Pizza Hut deliver my pie in the shape of a star?
-- confusionary, Sep 08 2000

I'd be for it if I weren't against teabags.

They could be easily sewn out of muslin, and reusable, and you could probably do something witty with the gathering-string connected to a hook at the 'mouth'.
-- hello_c, Sep 08 2000

Don't you think that'd be a bit disconcerting? ("Oh look--there's a fish floating around in my hot drink!")
-- seizethefish, Dec 30 2000

Not a bad idea. Rather clever.
-- Vance, Feb 05 2001

Do kids drink tea?
-- simonj, Aug 05 2010

Some of the more old-fashioned ones do, [simonj].

People tell me rooibosch tastes of mackerel. Since i've never eaten mackerel, i can't comment.
-- nineteenthly, Aug 05 2010

well I'd probably change the name but cute idea.
-- dentworth, Aug 05 2010

// Do kids drink tea? //

If there's nothing else, and they're thirsty enough, eventually, yes.

You just need patience, and possibly earplugs.
-- 8th of 7, Aug 05 2010

"Mommy, the fish is pooping in the water and making it all brown!"
-- Cedar Park, Aug 05 2010

It definitely needs to come with a little fishing rod, hook and landing net for taking it out. +
-- xenzag, Aug 06 2010

How do you avoid the temptation to see who bunned and who boned your ideas [jutta]?
-- Voice, Aug 09 2010

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