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Wry Terrorist Tea Pot Takes A Stab At The 'Warm & Fuzzy' Tea Cozy

There's nothing out of bounds for the heralded British designer of wry - SUCK UK.  (Yes, wry did just become a noun.)   So it should not be a surprise that the company pokes fun not only at the British favorite pass time (Will you have a cup of tea, dear?), but at the traditional sweet, flowery, prim tea cozy.

The tea cozy, or cosy, as it is written in the British Isles, is made to cover the tea pot to keep it warm, or rather to keep it from cooling off as fast as it might otherwise.  Often tea cozies are knit, crocheted, quilted, embroidered, somehow handmade and they are very popular as gifts in Britain.

Here's a very clever Mad Hatter's Tea Party tea cozy; not too frilly or overly sweet, yet it is still in the traditional vein...

 

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party tea cozyThe Mad Hatter's Tea Party tea cozy

 

Not so the Terrorist Tea Pot, a design created by Jackie Piper, who coincidentally is part of the Design Against Crime program at the University of the Arts, London.  The balaclava tea cozy must be adorned, by you of course, whenever everyone else leaves the room.

 

Terrorist Tea Pot tea cozy by Jackie Pipier: © Suck UKTerrorist Tea Pot tea cozy by Jackie Pipier: © Suck UK

 

 

Terrorist Tea Pot tea cozy by Jackie Pipier: © Suck UKTerrorist Tea Pot tea cozy by Jackie Pipier: © Suck UK

 

As Suck UK quotes comedian Billy Connolly, "If a man is left alone in a room with a tea cozy and does not attempt to wear it, he is not to be trusted."

Terrorist Tea Pot comes in two parts - the tea pot and the balaclava tea cozy.  Grab yours while you can from Suck UK at Amazon.com.