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Author Topic: Why do teapots always tend to drip, no matter how carefully you pour?  (Read 2196 times)

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Offline Chemistry4me

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Maybe if you pour it fast ????...
 

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Aren't the tips of the teapots a bit rough, so when you pour, the liquid gathers there and rolls down the side. I don't actually know ::) ::), I'm just making all of this up as I go.... [:I] [:I]
 

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Those clever Germans put a small hole at the tip of the spout on the underside. This stops all dripping! I guess it breaks the bond (brooke bond?) that the water (tea) has so you don't get that capilliary action that drags the tea under the spout. Perhaps.
 

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Hmm...  reminds me of an off-colour joke where the cure was an implanted nasal hair that induced a 'sniff' each time a droplet formed.
 

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