Don't you love it when headline writers do that clever play on words thing with tea and the word steep?
As my ever so witty headline suggests, Brits are not buying many teapots nowadays. Today's Telegraph has the full story, but to sum it up it appears that youngsters over there feel that teapots and whatnot are "quaint, dainty and old-fashioned".
As for choice of tea, 96% of all sippers in the world's great tea drinking nation prefer to get their fix from teabags. Say it ain't so, Joe.