Q: Is a teaspoon a small spoon suitable for stirring and sipping the contents of a cup of tea or coffee? ¶
A: Yes, or adding a portion of loose sugar to it.
Q: Is a teaspoon equal to 1 fluid dram and thus 1⁄4 of a tablespoon or 1⁄8 of a fluid ounce? ¶
Q: Is a teaspoon abbreviated TL? ¶
A: Yes, for Teelöffel and Theelepel respectively.
Q: Is a teaspoon a larger but less precise measure? ¶
A: Yes, and produced without leveling the ingredient off or heaping it as high as possible.
Q: Is a teaspoon defined as precisely 5 milliliters , the same as a metric teaspoon? ¶
A: Yes, Common cutlery teaspoons are not designed to contain a standard volume.
Q: Is a teaspoon a larger inexact measure consisting of the amount obtained by scooping the dry ingredient up without leveling it off? ¶
Q: Are teaspoons a common part of a place setting? ¶
Q: Is a teaspoon first mentioned in an advertisement in an 1686 edition of the London Gazette? ¶
Q: Were teaspoons smaller than today? ¶