To some folks, a tea party is a formal social event for women.
For others, a tea party is a training evolution in etiquette for little girls.
To students of English literature, a tea party means Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
For citizens of the United States, the Boston Tea Party is an iconic event in the history of The Revolution.
A contemporary populist political movement, The Tea Party Patriots, is named for this event.
Expressive headgear is an important fashion accessory among the members of today’s conservative political group as this small collection of Tea Party hats shows.