The author Paul Dickson hold the Guiness World Record for collecting the most words for describing one's condition after a drink or ten, and he describes why there are so many synonyms for 'drunk' - and just why he came to collect more than anyone else. Includes illustrations by renowned artist Brian Rea.
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Intoxerated: The Definitive Drinker's Dictionary
A smart, hilarious, and lavishly illustrated guide to the most euphemised word in the English language: Drunk A record-breaking assemblage of 2, different ways to say "drunk. With an introduction by the wise-guy lexicographer himself, Paul Dickson, and illustrations by renowned artist Brian Rea. Dickson, who holds the Guiness World Record for collecting the most words for being, er, not sober, not only provides a dictionary of those words, but reveals why there are so many synonyms for being "drunk," and how he came to collect more of them than anyone else.
The terms are annotated, too, and lushly illustrated, explaining the twist and turns of a language that has thousands of ways to say the same thing. How, for example, does a word like "blotto" go from the lips of P.
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