by Jack Buchanan, who died on this date in 1957. He's perhaps best known from the 1953 movie The Band Wagon. Wikipedia says, "He was known for three decades as the embodiment of the debonair man-about-town". "Everything stops for tea" does sound like a very civilized attitude.
It's a very good English customPlease join the T Party over at Bleubeard and Elizabeth's blog where we share our drink-related fun.
And a stimulant for the brain
When you feel a little weary, a cup'll make you cheery
And it's cheaper than champagne
Now I know just why Franz Schubert
Didn't finish his unfinished symphony
He might have written more but the clock struck four
And everything stops for tea