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  • How many Royal Dalton tea cups does Hyacinth have? Surely you'd stop inviting someone round for coffee if on every single visit they broke one of them.
    • She does eventually cotton on to Elizabeth's nervousness, offering her the choice of a beaker or a teacup and at least on one occasion giving her a sippy cup.
    • I don't think Elizabeth ever actually broke one, or at least not very many out of the set. The problem was that she got so nervous over the possibility of breaking on her hand would shake and she'd spill tea everywhere. She might have dropped them once or twice but from what I can remember on those occasions it was from a relatively low height onto the table so the cup never actually broke.

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