Monday, August 17, 2009

Paper or ... glass?

I offered a glass of water to my sister-in-law last night. And like any normal person, I asked if she wanted it in a plastic or glass? She looked at me a little funny.
I am one of those people. I cannot, or will not, drink water out of glass unless I have to. And if I drink milk, it needs to be in glass, never, never in plastic. It's just wrong. Makes it taste funny. Now pop - that should be in plastic, but I can handle it in glass if it is ice cold. What about you?

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  1. this just made my day because my self-crazy level feels slightly validated. Now, while I can't say I have issues with plastic and glass, I do have this drinking-issue. I cannot, and will not, drink cold drinks in coffee mugs. I swear it makes it taste different and well, gross. Everyone has always rolled their eyes at me but I can't imagine what they would say if I pulled the plastic vs. glass. I'm glad to know I'm not the only picky drinker out there.

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  2. I'm a total iced tea girl. Drink it by the gallons - Tazo Zen mixed - with Tazo Awake - well, when I'm allowed to drink! :)

    It TOTALLY matters what glass. My fave is a plastic green 24 oz cup. It fits TONS of ice (which is very important to me) and it doesn't condense as much - I swear! - as other glasses. Plus, well, I love lime green - what a great color! I just don't like my tea so much in a glass cup (is that how you say it?!).

    Don't drink milk or soda, so not sure on those. But give me my plastic cup for my iced tea any day!

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  3. What an interesting question!! Hmmm. I'm not very picky. Usually whatever cup happens to be clean and available. And if there's none, hubs & I have no reservations about sipping straight from the container. (We might have to curb that before we have kids!!) I will say, however, that iced tea almost ALWAYS goes in a plastic cup. Like Dina said, with LOTS of ice. Ice changes the taste of iced tea in a good way! The deciding factor on if I use a coffee cup for something is if I don't want a lot of drink. I don't know why, but I feel like I'm "wasting" a cup (more cup to wash, I reckon) if I don't fill it. So coffee cups get used for milk & OJ often during breakfast. We humans are strange little creatures, aren't we?

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