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水能载舟,亦能覆舟shuǐ néng zài zhōu, yì néng fù zhōu Forces and people can have positive and negative influences
Green or black?
Green tea is the variety mainly drunk in China, it has a more subtle favor. Milk is not used and it is considered altogther a healthier drink. On the otherhand black tea is drunk in elsewhere, it has a stronger, more bitter flavor. It used to be grown in China but production moved to British India to avoid Chinese taxes. Green is the fresher tea, it turns black when 'oxidized' by exposure to warm air. The reason black tea is used outside China is that black tea keeps its flavor far longer than green. This was vital when tea was transported by long sea voyage and would take months to arrive, even on the fastest tea clippers. Read More
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