If there’s one thing English has a lot of, it’s slang and colloquial words for people who really—and we do mean really—enjoy their adult beverages. You might even say English is drunk on such words—or, in today’s parlance, “go home, English, you’re drunk.” What’s more, these words reach back to the earliest days of recorded English. Here’s a collection of some of the most colorful …
Have you ever stopped to wonder why we eat pork and beef, but not pig or cow? Menus don’t advertise sheep or deer, but mutton and venison. And, we nonchalantly nosh on veal without the linguistic reminder that we’re actually eating meat from a baby calf. When it comes to designating meat terminology, the English language has a few ways of distinguishing between the live …
What are different types of beer (pilsner, IPA). What are the origins and what do they taste like? How do you know what to order?
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May 30, 2020