Sunday, March 29, 2009

Interesting Alcohol Facts

Here are but a few of 35 interesting alcohol facts:

The word “toast,” which means wishing good health originated in ancient Rome. A piece of toasted bread was literally dropped into wine back then.

Although “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is considered to be the shortest sentence that includes all the letters of the alphabet, alcohol lovers came up with one of their own “Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.”

The pressure in a champagne bottle is 90 pounds per square inch, that is three times the pressure in automobile tires.

The world’s oldest known recipe is for beer.

The United States has the highest minimum drinking age in the entire world.

There is a cloud of alcohol in the outer space which is enough to make four trillion-trillion drinks.

It is illegal to feed alcohol to Moose in Alaska and fish in Ohio.

A mixed drink that contains carbonated drink is absorbed into the body more quickly than straight shots.

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