I was in New York having tea at a wonderful place called "Tea and Sympathy". And yes, this is a tea cup with a picture of the Queen. A good friend and I were working out all the world's problems, as is our custom, while (ironically?) drinking tea with, no, from, the Queen. There was a matching tea pot.
For this flash fiction writing prompt, write a story about two characters having a serious conversation in an unusual, ironic or incongruent context.