Indians take their chai very seriously. In fact, it is often said that ours is a country that runs on tea. From small roadside stalls to five-star eateries, tea is a served almost everywhere and can be found at almost any time of the day. Cups of chai are served in offices, offered to guests at home, brewed for morning cuppas and even taken as nightcaps. In such a scenario, it is not strictly necessary to have an 'excuse' to drink tea, but when Zomato India asked their followers for excuses to have chai, they came up with the funniest responses.
This morning, Zomato asked their Twitter followers to keep adding to a thread of excuses to have chai.
Issued in public interest: A thread of excuses to have chai. Keep adding????— Zomato India (@ZomatoIN) September 4, 2019
They started them off with a couple of great excuses:
My productivity is directly proportional to the cups of tea I've had.— Zomato India (@ZomatoIN) September 4, 2019
It's 11:38 and I have had only 3 cups of tea.— Zomato India (@ZomatoIN) September 4, 2019
Kyunki kisi aur ke liye ban rahi hai.— Zomato India (@ZomatoIN) September 4, 2019
And soon, others began to join the chai pe charcha:
A tea break after two hours of work
2 ghante kaam kar lia... Ab chai chahiye— Kapil Goyal (@Kapy407) September 4, 2019
Chai nai pite hai toh office main survive nai kar pate hai..— Mitali (@filmibaaz) September 4, 2019
Because mommy said I should keep drinking fluids throughout the day.— SMRITI TRIPATHI (@smritripathi) September 4, 2019
And a stress-reliever
I am too stressed and chai is a must— Nikki (@Nikk9911) September 4, 2019
A whole list of reasons to have chai
1) Boosts productivity— Arpit Mehta (@arpitm3hta) September 4, 2019
2) Ban gayi hai, waste ho jaegi
3) Dekh kar mann hogaya
4) There's no coffee available that's why I'll have Chai
5) Good for health
7) Feeling sleepy
8) Chai wala mausam ho raha hai
9) Adrak rakhi hui hai.
10) (6) is missing. So I'll have Chai to know why.
Chai seems to be the solution to everything from headaches to drowsiness
Sir dukh raha hai ????????♀️— Julie Kalwani ✈️ (@mumbaitales) September 4, 2019
Neend nahi khul rahi!— Shiv Kumar Malhotra (@shivmalhotra119) September 4, 2019
And this one Twitter user summed it up nicely
I'm Indian.— rotting potatoes (@rottingpot) September 4, 2019
What is your favourite excuse to have chai? Let us know using the comments section.