Boggart Blog’s New Year Message to our readers is “be proud of your heritage, get bladdered.”
Despite repeated Government warnings of the health hazards of binge drinking which suggest it is a recent phemonnonomonxxx phnemnioxxxxx pfemonionxxxxx trend (sorry we’ve had a couple in the editorial office)binge drinking is a longstanding British tradition.
Hazel Blears who is minister for saying very silly things issued a statement to the effect that the British are not ready to adopt continental drinking patterns.
Too Bloody Right we’re not. We enjoy getting rat – arsed. The Roman historian Tacitus, writing in the first century AD said, “The Britons have a tendency when feasting to drink ale or wine until they fall into a stupor.” Julius Caesar had first noted the trend a hundred years earlier. “They are formidable fighters but unreliable due to their habit of drinking heavily before battle,” he noted.
So forget the shame attached to drunkenness, that is just an invention of the nanny state. Let’s welcome the New Year by proclaiming to the world that we the British people are Proud To Be Pissed.
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