Category: Trivia

Alcoholic Athletes (Do Any of the Names Surprise You?)

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Alcoholic athletes? Of course. Athletes are people, and alcoholism cuts across society. It doesn’t respect occupation, race, income, or other demographics. (Be sure to visit Famous Alcoholics and Alcoholic Musicians.) Perhaps you’ll be surprised at some of the names. Please see the disclaimer note at the end of this page. Now on to the list …

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George Washington Quiz (It’s Quick, Easy, and Fun! )

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How much do you know about George Washington? Did he wear wooden false teeth? Or throw a silver dollar across the Potomac River? Did he chop down a cherry tree? Test your knowledge of the first president by taking this George Washington Quiz. Good luck! 1. George Washington considered himself primarily: A. a statesman. B. a …

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Social History of Alcohol in America: Discover Its Ironies

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The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol chronicles the fascinating role of alcoholic beverages in American life and culture. It does so from the earliest Colonial period. Learn about colorful characters ranging from the well-known hatchet-wielding Carry Nation to the little known but quirky Moe Smith. See how and why alcohol changed from …

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Alcohol Trivia Resources (& Links to Alcohol Trivia)

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These alcohol trivia resources link to alcohol trivia web pages full of fun trivia. Discover lots of trivia to share with your family and friends! But first, this isn’t trivial. In fact, it’s important for both health and safety. The total alcohol content of a standard serving of beer, wine, or spirits is the same. …

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Alcohol Facts in States across the U.S. (Trivia & Fun Facts)

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There are many strange and surprising alcohol facts in states across the U.S. They largely reflect cultural ambivalence over the proper role of alcohol and drinking in society. For example, Repeal of National Prohibition (1920-1933) occurred long ago. Yet there are many dry (prohibition) counties in the country. In fact, almost one of every five …

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World Drinking Trivia in Western & Non-Western Cultures

When we travel, we’re often surprised at how people in other cultures do things. For example, their eating, drinking, and other life styles can be quite different. Here we look at world drinking trivia. World Drinking Trivia I. Non-Western Culture Chicha is an alcohol beverage that people have made for thousands of years in Central …

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Alcohol and Drinking Words & Terms: A Glossary & Dictionary

Alcohol and drinking words can be confusing. What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey? Between a generic and a semi-generic wine? Or between beer and ale? Once you know the differences, see if your friends do. It’s fun! A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z A (Alcohol & Drinking Words) Absinthe is a spirit drink of aromatics including star anise, fennel seed, …

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Wacky Alcohol Laws That Will Surprise You, Guaranteed!

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Wacky alcohol laws exist across the entire U.S. and beyond. Discover some of these silly laws right here. They appear in groups by subject matter. Have fun learning about these wacky alcohol laws. Then share them with your friends and family. I. Wacky Alcohol Laws A. Bars & Restaurants After Michael O’Neil opened O’Neil’s Saloon, …

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Trivia About Alcohol (Drinking Trivia from Around the World)

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Trivia about alcohol are fun! Amaze your friends and relatives. These trivia about alcohol appear in 12 categories. A fact that surprises most people is this. Standard drinks of beer, wine, and liquor or distilled spirits all contain the same amount of pure alcohol. Specifically, each has six-tenths of an ounce. A standard drink is a …

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Alcohol on Postage Stamps: Beer, Wine & Spirits

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I. Background. Alcohol on postage stamps is a frequent theme. Countries often use postage stamps to promote their products. Of course, a major export of many countries are alcoholic beverages. So it’s natural to see beer, wine and distilled spirits featured on stamps. Spirits drinks incluse rum, vodka, tequila, whiskey, Bourbon, Scotch, etc. For nearly …

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