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Man legally changes his name to 'Yorkshire Tea'


Posted on Monday, 9 October, 2017 | Comment icon 18 comments

Do you love tea enough to name yourself after it ? Image Credit: CC BY-SA 2.0 Najwa A. Marafie
Tea fanatic Nathan Derek Garner decided to cement his love for the popular brew by changing his name.
The 31-year-old concrete factory worker, who started drinking tea after his grandfather introduced him to it at the age of 12, now drinks 20 cups of the beverage every single day.

The idea of taking things one step further however came from one of his co-workers.

"I was at work one day and my mate Billy said, 'chuffin' hell, you drink so much of that stuff you should change your name to Yorkshire Tea'," he recalled. "I thought that was a great idea."

It wasn't long before he had officially changed his name to 'Nathan Yorkshire Tea Garner'.


"Friends and family mainly think it's a bit of a silly thing to do," he said.

"My mum Cheryl thinks it's great. She laughed out loud when I told her."

Source: Food and Wine | Comments (18)

Tags: Tea

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #9 Posted by freetoroam on 8 October, 2017, 20:04
Black Newcastle Brown Ale Monk? actually its got a ring to it. I like.
Comment icon #10 Posted by quiXilver on 8 October, 2017, 20:21
we may be long lost brothers...
Comment icon #11 Posted by Hammerclaw on 9 October, 2017, 0:16
He'd fit right in, here in the forums.
Comment icon #12 Posted by Black Monk on 9 October, 2017, 12:33
It's a great name.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Black Monk on 9 October, 2017, 12:37
There's a campaign at the moment to have some sort of parliament or assembly for the four Yorkshires (which, when they were unified pre-1974, made up England's largest county). I'm sure Mr Tea would support such a thing. Did you know that Yorkshire has a larger GDP than something like 11 European countries and that it won more medals than Canada in the 2016 Rio Olympics?
Comment icon #14 Posted by Sir Smoke aLot on 9 October, 2017, 13:33
Yorkshire Terrier likes this.
Comment icon #15 Posted by EBE Hybrid on 9 October, 2017, 20:06
Should be ok, after all (alleged closet transvestite) J Edgar Hoover didn't get sued by any vacuum cleaner manufacturers
Comment icon #16 Posted by bmk1245 on 9 October, 2017, 20:08
Hey, I'll rename myself to Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Cool name, isn't it?
Comment icon #17 Posted by freetoroam on 10 October, 2017, 23:16
You got an extra z in there, i think the 4th one should not be there. Can you not stick with something shorter...like bmk?
Comment icon #18 Posted by freetoroam on 10 October, 2017, 23:21
Are there people who believe this? The story is even more ridiculous than what he would have looked like in a frock, wig and make-up.


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