Beer, as everyone knows, is an alcoholic beverage and as such, if consumed too heartily, can lead to inebriation. For a serious beer-lover, one who enjoys the flavors of a well-crafted beer along with the company of good friends, drunken stupor is not the goal. Nonetheless, during the months of December through March, becoming legal pissed (that’s British for drunk), is a far too common occurrence.
Sure, a few pints with friends along with a good meal is just the thing to end a long work week with or celebrate a momentous occasion, but drinking to excess is just senseless – and an appalling waste of good beer. Take these startling statistics for instance:
During the winter months of December through March, the average Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is higher than any other time of the year. The legal threshold that determines impairment is 0.06%.
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Jueces y Fiscales de Presos Políticos en Venezuela, estarían en la lista de funcionarios venezolanos a quienes podrían revocar las visas y congelar bienes en Estados Unidos.
El Senador republicano Marco Rubio, uno de los promotores de la Ley que establece sanciones contra los funcionarios venezolanos, aprobada este lunes, considera que Jueces y Fiscales de Presos. Y Perseguidos políticos en Venezuela, no están exentos de sanciones.
La Fiscal Nardia Sanabria, quien llevó el caso del editor Leocenis García, y es parte acusadora del juicio a Leopoldo López y estudiantes, le fue retirada la visa americana.
Antes de este viernes, la Ley de sanciones aprobada hoy en el Senado de EEUU, tendrá la aprobación de la Cámara de Representantes, en caso contrario, tendrá que esperar a la instalaciòn del nuevo Congreso, en el año 2015.
As we reach the end of 2014, you’d think we’d be past this. But no, apparently not.
Recently, I found myself metaphorically banging the table when I began reading an interesting article on the website of a local newspaper, only to presented with the following phrase:
“For the Full Story, see tomorrow’s newspaper.”
Now, what do you think happened, seeing as I live maybe a good distance away from the nearest shop selling that paper, but close enough to be of interest to advertisers?
Did I think ‘this is a great story, I must jump in my car, drive 10 miles in the hope the two copies of the paper the newsagent gets in every day won’t have gone?’ or I did flip over to Google News and search for the story there?
And I’m pretty certain that I wasn’t alone in doing the latter, rather than the former. And when I did…
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