Ozniak (Mrs.)

Teaches: History
Major Accomplishment: World’s largest collection of coffee, tea and chot-hotlitt making-machines
Loves: Hot beverages (especially tea), machines that make hot beverages, reading (non fiction)

Mrs. Ozniak’s knowledge of history is so deep that people believe she is actually a time-traveller. Her recollections of historical events are almost first-hand, as if she had been there herself.

There are rumours that she had a cup of tea on top of the pyramid in Giza the day after it was finished, a cup of coffee on the Titanic, and a cup of chock-hotlitt (similar to hot chocolate, but better) on the summit of Everest with Hilary and Tensing in 1953.

Mrs. Ozniak loves hot all beverages. At home she has a large collection of coffee, tea and chot-hotlitt making-machines from around the world. After every international trip, she returns with a new machine. She has so many in fact, that she has built a separate storage emporium in her back yard. It contains over 5,000 machines, all in perfect working order. It’s believed to be the world’s largest collection.

Since she lives right next to the school, the emporium is open to all kids and staff-members of Swedhump Elementary, and it’s a popular after-school hangout. The only condition is that if you spill anything, you have to clear it up with the tissues provided.

Mrs. Ozniak is best friends with Ms. Glissicle, who is a great tea lover and aficionado.

The two of them go on an annual Tea Pilgrimage to a secret tea plantation in the NE corner of The Foothills. The Pilgrimage involves a one week hike from plantation to plantation.
Everyone sleeps in fantastic tree-house tea houses (i.e. luxury tree house hotels which each offer over 1,000 different types of tea) and bath/shower every morning in actual warm tea.

At the end of the trip, hundreds of tea drinkers gather on an open field for tug-o-war with the coffee drinkers on the other side of the valley.

Regarding the time travel-thing; Mrs. Ozniak is not a time-traveler. She just has a photographic memory, and she reads a lot.

She has been reading books about history since she was seven years old and most nights goes to sleep listening to a history-themed audiobook. Her husband, Mr. Ozniak also loves history, but he has a dreadful memory, and can’t remember a thing!

Mrs. Ozniak’s favorite book is The History of History.
Her second favorite book is the The History of The History of History.
Her third favorite book is The History of The History of The History of History.

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