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2006-03-07 08:40:00

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Something special is brewing on the tiny rural island of Wadmalaw. Among the old frame houses, boat landings, live oaks draped in Spanish moss and 19th-century churches, is the only tea farm in the United States. And if all goes as planned, the Charleston Tea Plantation will soon expand and an American tea now available only locally will go national. The plantation, about 20 miles southeast of Charleston, covers 127 acres, 30 of which are...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).