Sunday, November 18, 2007

The Week in Alcohol

Je me ne souviens pas The Quebec government tabled legislation lowering the threshold for impaired driving to .05. The same legislation also outlaws the use of hand-held cellphones while driving, and bans trucks from traveling more than 105 km/hr.

Well, it's better than drinking the stuff
Following the release of this year's crop of Beaujolais Nouveau, a spa opened in Japan that allows patrons to bathe in it.

He didn't want Gore Vidal to have done something he hadn't Pugnacious author, filmmaker, one-time NYC mayoral candidate, and world-class pounder Norman Mailer died this week of non alcohol-related illness.

She was really trying to draw attention to coke-snorting Bengal Tigers A story claiming that Paris Hilton was taking up the case of binge-drinking elephants in India ("The elephants get drunk all the time. It is becoming really dangerous. We need to stop making alcohol available to them. There would have been more casualties if the villagers hadn't chased them away. And four elephants died in a similar way three years ago. It is just so sad....") later proved to be false.

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