January 7th, 2015

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Drinking Games

"The sun's over the yardarm," I heard myself say to my mother the other day. Worse, analysis showed that when I said it my irony levels were at critical level - below 25%. I plead our family's nautical heritage as a partial excuse, but still.

Which got me to wondering...


Poll #1994683 Drinky-poos

Have you ever suggested having an alcoholic drink by saying...

The sun's over the yardarm
16(32.7%)
Fancy a snifter?
2(4.1%)
I think it's wine o'clock
7(14.3%)
How about something stronger?
4(8.2%)
Shall I crack open a bottle/tin/can, etc.
9(18.4%)
What about a real drink?
0(0.0%)
I have used one or more of these, but only with obvious air quotes
1(2.0%)
I have never suggested a drink in this way
9(18.4%)
I have never suggested anyone have an alcoholic drink
1(2.0%)