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chatnoir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-20-09 06:07 PM
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35. American puritanism
Having lived in Europe I can attest to what you're saying. They enjoy good food and wine - wine enhances food. It's just a part of life, not a way to get hammered.
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  -Bourbon VS Vodka: Bourbon Hurts More the Next Day, Due to Byproducts of Fermenting Process The Straight Story  Dec-20-09 03:49 PM   #0 
  - Awesome! I going to make myself a nice Bloody Mary! Anyone want one?  devilgrrl   Dec-20-09 03:51 PM   #1 
  - It's easy to avoid alcohol related hangovers-------avoid alcohol.  virgogal   Dec-20-09 03:51 PM   #2 
  - I need proof of that via study first  The Straight Story   Dec-20-09 03:52 PM   #3 
  - I'm sure there's one being worked on somplace. :-)  virgogal   Dec-20-09 04:03 PM   #11 
     - I am working on it in my mouth right now  The Straight Story   Dec-20-09 04:05 PM   #12 
        - Good for you----and I'll bet you're doing your study without thousands  virgogal   Dec-20-09 04:24 PM   #22 
  - You don't even have to do that. Just don't drink too much!  CTyankee   Dec-20-09 03:55 PM   #10 
  - Parts of Europe maybe,but what about Ireland,Russia,and Iceland to name a few. We  virgogal   Dec-20-09 04:08 PM   #16 
  - I guess because I go to Italy, Sicily, Spain and Portugal I am just getting the  CTyankee   Dec-20-09 04:22 PM   #21 
     - I think you hit it right on the button. The Northern Europeans like their booze.  virgogal   Dec-20-09 04:40 PM   #26 
  - I guess "soccer hooliganism" is a product of sobriety then huh? And those pictures of British youth  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-20-09 04:17 PM   #19 
     - Brits seem to have a big alcohol problem, I agree.  CTyankee   Dec-20-09 04:29 PM   #24 
        - American puritanism  chatnoir   Dec-20-09 06:07 PM   #35 
        - Thank you!. I am amazed that I don't have more support on DU for this.  CTyankee   Dec-20-09 06:12 PM   #38 
        - Believe it or not, as uncultured as I am, I HAVE actually been to Europe.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-20-09 06:23 PM   #40 
           - "Uncultured" is your term, not mine. So tell me, what did you learn fromyour voyages?  CTyankee   Dec-20-09 06:36 PM   #41 
  - Thats what I've learned too  madokie   Dec-20-09 06:14 PM   #39 
  - the dark ones taste better  mitchtv   Dec-20-09 03:53 PM   #4 
  - i had some doozies on vodka....and some doozies on bourbon....  spanone   Dec-20-09 03:53 PM   #5 
  - Meh...  LostInAnomie   Dec-20-09 03:53 PM   #6 
  - Vodka is good when mixed with Mt. Dew (nt)  The Straight Story   Dec-20-09 03:55 PM   #9 
     - I love Mt. Dew too much to ever do that to it.  LostInAnomie   Dec-20-09 04:25 PM   #23 
  - If you want to get the facts, ask an alcoholic.  theoldman   Dec-20-09 03:54 PM   #7 
  - Make me a drink of grain alcohol and rainwater, and help yourself to whatever you'd like.  Xipe Totec   Dec-20-09 03:55 PM   #8 
  - Well, that explains it.  Bluebear   Dec-20-09 04:05 PM   #13 
  - I always thought small production bourbon  xchrom   Dec-20-09 04:05 PM   #14 
  - I learned that as a freshman in college (on Old Grand Gag) almost 45 years ago.  DemoTex   Dec-20-09 04:08 PM   #15 
  - I think I know your problem, DemoTex...  jmowreader   Dec-20-09 06:10 PM   #36 
  - Bourbon and Whisky are better!  Ildem09   Dec-20-09 04:11 PM   #17 
  - You sure dig up some interesting shit. Dontcha ever change!  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-20-09 04:11 PM   #18 
  - And it's vitally important interesting shit too  lunatica   Dec-20-09 04:20 PM   #20 
  - One of my hobbies is reading news, check out:  The Straight Story   Dec-20-09 04:51 PM   #29 
     - In any case, I too enjoy the articles you post, though I comment on them!  janx   Dec-20-09 05:12 PM   #31 
     - Wow. That link is kind of like for News Junkies. Added to my Favorites list.  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-20-09 06:02 PM   #34 
  - acetaldehyde is one of the bad ones- and one of my migraine triggers-  dysfunctional press   Dec-20-09 04:29 PM   #25 
  - I discovered "Drinkin' Mate" and have yet to get a hangover since.  goldcanyonaz   Dec-20-09 04:46 PM   #27 
  - Yes, I know this. I figured that out on my own over 20 years ago.  Edweird   Dec-20-09 04:48 PM   #28 
  - I was a 15 yr-old wanting to go out on New Year's Eve...  Karenina   Dec-20-09 05:09 PM   #30 
  - Right, but vodka tastes awful. Drink light rum, tequila, or gin instead. nt  valerief   Dec-20-09 05:27 PM   #32 
  - This is absolutely correct, no doubt about it.  lifesbeautifulmagic   Dec-20-09 05:29 PM   #33 
  - Went to a christmas party last night where liquor was flowing  madokie   Dec-20-09 06:11 PM   #37 
  - I sometimes join my husband at a localsports bar but I just cannot handle the noise.  CTyankee   Dec-20-09 07:00 PM   #42 
     - Try earplugs  Fuzz   Dec-20-09 07:50 PM   #45 
  - I have personally sent over 45 years studying the properties of  Synicus Maximus   Dec-20-09 07:33 PM   #43 
  - I knew this from personal experience. However, in the winter, I prefer whiskey.  Fuzz   Dec-20-09 07:49 PM   #44 

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