[ilds] Alcoholism

Denise Tart & David Green dtart at bigpond.net.au
Sat Dec 5 17:22:49 PST 2015

Dear James, that would be entirely understandable. Happen to agree with all of them, but they ain't mine. 


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> On 6 Dec 2015, at 10:16 am, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:
> Welcome comments, Gushan! Also, you've made me realize a subtle point in David's remark: he's quoting Australian sayings (I think these were taken as self-descriptions...).
> Best,
> James
>> On 2015-12-05 5:27 AM, G. R. Taneja wrote:
>> That's pure wisdom from down under:
>> "... in terra Australis we have a few sayings: beer makes you feel the
>> way you should feel without beer, I drink to make other people
>> interesting, a day without wine is a day without sunshine, the purpose
>> of wine is to bring happiness to man - and so on. Durrell was a pisspot,
>> his brother was worse but not violent. Larry was ok on the wine but when
>> got seriously onto to hard stuff there was often, as the Irish say, a
>> fight in every bottle."
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