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Women Describe Their Intoxication With Softer Language
2013-07-11 10:20:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When drinking, it can be difficult to accurately describe to anyone else precisely how you are feeling. This isn't because inebriation has left you without your faculties, however. According to a new study from the University at Buffalo, SUNY, people use different words like "hammered" or "tipsy" to describe their level of intoxication. More specifically, however, men and women tend to use these words differently to describe how...

2012-11-09 13:55:49

-Prior research has shown that "pre-drinking" by young people leads to heavier drinking and greater harm. -A study using Internet cell-phone questionnaires examined pre-drinking by young adults in Switzerland. -Results showed that pre-drinking, when combined with subsequent on-premise drinking, is associated with almost twice-as-heavy consumption and adverse outcomes. Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy...

2012-03-26 23:00:05

SaveOnBrew.com is a website that alerts beer drinkers to the lowest advertised beer prices in their zip codes. Learn how you can get more out of your March Madness party this year and visit http://www.saveonbrew.com for more details. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 College basketball fans want the best beer for the lowest possible price. Nothing is worse than paying full price stocking up on beer for all one´s friends — only to find that the beer was substantially cheaper...

2012-03-12 11:00:00

Jennifer Davidson of SaveOnBrew.com shares how to save money drinking this St. Patrick´s Day and reveals the lowest local advertised beer prices anywhere in America at http://www.saveonbrew.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 Thirsty beer swillers with a U.S. zip code can find cheap beer prices for their favorite brands at SaveOnBrew.com. The company spends hundreds of hours each week gathering advertised beer deals from across the nation. Sales range from Budweiser and...

2011-07-19 12:39:44

A nationwide study confirms that binge drinking has reached epidemic proportions in China and argues that efforts to tackle the problem must address the country's unique drinking culture. In this study, published online today in the journal Addiction, binge drinking was defined as consuming 50g or more pure alcohol in one day for men (about five 330ml tins of beer), and 40g or more for women. The study found that of the almost 50,000 people surveyed across China, 55.6% of men and 15% of women...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Pukes and Staggers, a drinking game spin-off of the "retro" game Chutes and Ladders, will be available in Spencer's stores nationwide by April 1st, 2011. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Pukes and Staggers, a drinking game spin-off of the "retro" game Chutes and Ladders, will be available in Spencer's stores nationwide by April 1, 2011. The drinking board game will be sold for $16.99 plus tax. Pukes and Staggers is created by Happy Beer LLC, whose "Stay Home Tonight, Don't...

2010-12-10 16:20:59

Although presidents at some U.S. colleges have argued that lowering the minimum legal drinking age could help curb binge drinking on campuses, a new study in the January issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs suggests such a measure would be ineffective. In 2008, a group of college presidents and chancellors formed the Amethyst Initiative, a call to rethink the current minimum legal drinking age of 21. They argue that the law encourages underage college students to drink at...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'