[thechat] Stocking the bar
martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Sep 23 23:39:37 CDT 2003
On Thursday, September 11, 2003, at 03:55 pm, William Anderson wrote:
> Drew Shiel wrote:
>> I don't know what kind of Europeans you've dealt with... they must
>> have been Danes or something :). Around here, a fun summertime hobby
>> is laughing at the Americans who are completely plastered after half
>> a pint of Guinness.
> so true - a mate of mine trolleyed thru 13 pints of the black stuff
> during the course of last Friday :) When I met up with him at the pub
> at the bottom of my street for a quick late night pint, me already
> with a bottle of red in me, he had gone through 10, we had a pint each
> in the pub (12 midnight last orders! :) and we had a couple of cans
> when we got back to mine.
Aye. I'm increasingly finding that my tolerance for alcohol outstrips
my tolerance for volume - I just can't get drunk on beer as I'm usually
very, very full long before that point.
And I'm too old to use the tactical boak.
> And they say the Scots cannae haud their drink ... oh, wait ...
Most people would have problems holding *anything* much (at least with
any precision) after that lot.
Now playing on iTunes: "Eight Miles High" by The Byrds - a hit from
way back in 0 from 'Fifth Dimension'
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