Nov 172015
Alcohol Awareness Week: Top 10 Facts About Alcohol

THIS is Alcohol Awareness Week, focusing on “The Impact of Alcohol on Health and Society”. 1. When it first appeared in English in the 1540s “alcohol” was a fine powder produced by grinding. 2. In the 17th century it was a black powder made of antimony sulphide or lead sulphide used as eye make-up. 3. Its meaning changed from powders produced by distillation to the liquids produced by distillation. 4. Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary in 1755 defined alcohol as “An Arabick term used by chymists for […]

Top 5 Myths and Misconceptions about Alcohol

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Sep 242011

There are many myths and misconceptions about alcohol, which our friends tell us as right advice, but what is truth behind it? We will come to know with these top 5 reasons: A cold coffee or shower reduce effect of alcohol: A cold shower or black coffee won’t reduce the alcohol concentration in your blood. Cold showers simply awaken your senses and tend to make you more alert; as does some fresh air. Hot coffee is the worst cure as the caffeine will only aggravate your […]