70 People from 70 Countries Say Cheers in Their Native Languages | Condé Nast Traveler
"In this episode of Many People from Many Countries Say Things, 70 people from 70 countries say "cheers!" in their native language.
Learn how to say cheers in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean, Turkish, Polish, Thai, and many more dialects.
If you've ever wondered 'how do I say cheers' around the world, this how-to video will have you clinking glasses like a local in no time." (YouTube)
Ben Franklin’s 200+ Synonyms for “Drunk”-with The Drinkers Dictionary. ex : His Head is full of Bees,
He’s kiss’d black Betty,
He’s been in the Cellar,
He’s seen the Devil,
Been to France,
As Dizzy as a Goose, ... (mentalfloss.com)
Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Addiction
"Despite its legality in the United States, irresponsible use of alcohol still has the potential to lead to alcohol abuse.
If a person experiences cravings for alcohol and cannot stop consuming it, they are likely experiencing alcohol addiction, otherwise known as alcoholism.
Alcoholism is a medical disorder. Fortunately, drug addiction rehab is proven to treat it effectively." (therecoveryvillage.com)
Why the Brits love drinking - 6 May 2016
"The nation has a historic reputation for liking a drink – but is this a tired stereotype?
For the final part of the Myths of Britain series, Alastair Sooke finds out." (BBC)
Why do the British drink so much?
"From bar furniture to noise levels, modern pubs push consumption to the max - and these design and marketing tricks have affected one generation more than most." (BBC)
Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use - 12 May 2015
"This book provides a detailed examination of trends and social disparities in alcohol consumption.
It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the health, social and economic impacts of key policy options for tackling alcohol-related harms in
three OECD countries (Canada, the Czech Republic and Germany), extracting relevant policy messages for a broader set of countries." (oecd.org)
Binge there, done that
"CDC issues a sobering report on having one, or many, too many...
One in six American adults is a binge drinker, consuming alcohol in excess about four times a month, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention." (thedaily.com)
Binge drinking 'can damage memory skills' in teen girls
"Teenagers - especially girls - who binge drink could be damaging the part of their brain which controls memory and spatial awareness, say Californian researchers...
Tests on 95 adolescents aged 16 to 19 were carried out by researchers at several US universities." (BBC)
& alcohol: Britain's deadly cocktail- UPDATED
"Figures show a 40 per cent rise in the number of under-age drinkers
in treatment in just one year - and experts say that hard-living celebrities
are bad role models." (independent.co.uk)
How old must I be to....(essex.police.uk)
"AGE 14 : You can go to the pub, but you cannot drink or buy alcohol
AGE 16 : You can drink wine or beer with a meal in a restaurant
AGE 18 : You can buy alcohol / You can drink alcohol in a pub / You
can hold a licence to sell alcohol..."
drinking age (Wikipedia) 1 Africa 2 Americas 3 Asia 4 Europe 5 Oceania 6 General references
7 Specific references
For Kids(faculty.washington.edu) The Path of Alcohol in the body
Effects of Alcohol : In low doses / In medium doses / In high doses
Effects of Alcohol on the Nervous System
Drinking and Driving Don't Mix
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
References and further information
of deaths through alcohol(Wikipedia)
ex : Dylan Thomas - Truman Capote - Raymond Chandler - F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Ernest Hemingway - O. Henry - Jack Kerouac - Edgar Allan Poe -
James Grover Thurber...
Alcoholism(Wikipedia) 1 Definitions and terminology 1.1 Medical definitions 1.2 Terminology
4 Identification and diagnosis 4.1 Screening 4.2 Genetic predisposition
testing 4.3 DSM diagnosis 4.4 Urine and blood tests 5 Effects 5.1 Social effects 5.2 Alcohol withdrawal 6 Treatments 6.1 Effectiveness 6.2 Detoxification 6.3 Group therapy
and psychotherapy 6.4 Rationing and moderation 6.5 Medications 7 Societal impact 7.1 Stereotypes 8 In Film and Literature 8.1 Politics and public health 9 See also
11 Further reading
12 External links
One in five songs ''advertises'' alcohol (October 5, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The songs young people listen to could be encouraging them to drink more alcohol.
This is the conclusion of a study into the extent to which lyrics contain references to drinking." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
says alcohol more harmful than marijuana(Breaking
- a lesson plan
THE ARTICLE - WARM-UPS - BEFORE READING / LISTENING - WHILE READING
/ LISTENING -
LISTENING - AFTER READING / LISTENING - DISCUSSION - SPEAKING - LANGUAGE
and Other Drugs- a webquest(academics.uww.edu) "This webquest has been designed to provide information
about alcohol and other drugs. You will explore five main drugs that
may effect you in some way throughout your life...
Groups will explore the assigned drug on the links provided. Once they
have looked through the sites they will answer a Guide Worksheet.
The groups will then create a poster demonstrating
what they have learned about their assigned drug. The group will then
be responsible for presenting their poster and information to
Alcohol: tackling heavy cost of harmful drinking
"Alcohol consumption has fallen slightly in OECD countries over the past twenty years. But young people and women are drinking more.
Alcohol is becoming more easily available, more affordable and advertised more effectively." (YouTube)
Patrick Roche - "21" (CUPSI 2014) - a poem - Download the audio of this performance: http://bit.ly/1fvcKtz(YouTube) "Patrick Roche is a poet and a student at Princeton University. He grew up with an alcoholic father whose addiction ultimately killed him.
You learn that at the beginning of Roche's poem entitled "21." It provides a timeline of Roche's experience of his father, but told in reverse, from the present day to Roche's earliest memories. It's simply beautiful.
Roche condenses the pain ingeniously in this presentation of his poem at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in Boulder, Colorado.
The line at 0:50 is particularly artful." (Neatorama)
RoboCop is Here - Drive Sober Video
"This holiday season, cops are stepping up their mission to protect the streets from drunk driving. And they're using the future of law enforcement to help... RoboCop is here. Remember, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." (YouTube)
The Road Home
"It features the story of Eddie Lanier, who struggled with alcoholism for over 40 years, until his 28th stint in rehab finally led to sobriety.
Homeless and hungry, Eddie roamed the streets of his native Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and found a friend in David Wright, a passerby whose frequent donations stood out. Here, the two friends discuss Eddie's remarkable journey." (YouTube)
drinking - the facts(guardian.co.uk) "Gary Stannet, director of Positive Futures, discusses the
findings of his group's survey of 11-19 year olds which reveals 42%
started drinking when they were 13 or younger."