On Earth there is the custom of drinking liquids which have been fortified with alcohol. We find it stimulating.” – “Oh, yes. I am afraid, then, that I must decline. Ethyl alcohol would interfere most unpleasantly with my metabolism.” – “Why, so it does to Earthmen, too, but I understand, Dr. Tholan,” Drake replied. “Would […]
Alcohol is good for you. My grandfather proved it irrevocably. He drank two quarts of booze every mature day of his life and lived to the age of 103. I was at the cremation – that fire would not go out.
One reason why I don’t drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time.
A drink a day keeps the shrink away.
The story goes that I first had the idea for THHGTTGalaxy while lying drunk in a field in Innsbruck.