The wet tea leaves that cling on the inside of your teacup mean something. It's all in the symbols you see in the shapes that the tea leaves form and their positions on the cup. The handle region represents everything having to do with your home life. Opposite the handle represents everything to do with work and business. The remaining two sides and bottom of the cup signify periods of time. Specifically, the bottom symbolizes the distant future, sides denote the near future, and the rim of the cup refers to something in the present or very soon.