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Alcohol And Marijuana Are Part Of The Collegiate Experience, So Talk About It

Alcohol And Marijuana Are Part Of The Collegiate Experience, So Talk About It

Undergraduate studies have become a staple in American culture. By junior year in high school, students typically have a college counselor of some sort and/or a roadmap for getting into college. This educational development reflects the increasingly mandatory nature of undergraduate studies. No longer can one easily get a healthy job with just their high […]

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How To Learn About Wine

How To Learn About Wine

I had been studying wine hard for a few months. In fine dining, being a server with only a superficial understanding of the differences between the Rhone Valley and the Loire Valley is pretty nerve-wracking. You’re always eying that sophisticated couple that walks in and sits in your section. Is he wearing a mauve turtleneck? […]

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Three Sheets To The Wind: A Trip Around The World’s Words For Drinking…And The Morning After

Three Sheets To The Wind: A Trip Around The World’s Words For Drinking…And The Morning After

A recent article in the Atlantic traced the history of the many words and phrases that English-speaking folks around the world have developed to express the simple fact that someone has had too many drinks. The article utilized David Crystal’s 2014 thesaurus, Words in Time and Place, which itself is based upon the Oxford English […]

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