In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1borrachín masculine informalborrachina feminine informal
- ‘By recognizing such a pretence, as a legitimate apology,’ he declared, ‘we authorize the tippler to tipple on.’
- They invite other tipplers to join them - at the Railway at 7.30 pm, or the Cock & Bottle at 8pm.
- Drinkers in Bradford are more aware of recommended limits on how much they should drink than fellow tipplers across the rest of the country.
- In the early days, following the example set by the Sally Army with War Cry, Joy used to hawk it around pubs, preying enterprisingly on the drunken generosity of the dour tipplers.
- The main worry, though, concerns many more people than this minority of daily tipplers.
- The ‘Virgin Mary’ - with due apologies to the original Bloody Mary - is one mocktail that is popular with most mock tipplers hereabouts.
- Footpath skateboarders and kerbside tipplers can now officially be given the heave from the commercial zones of Rangitikei's towns.
- For tipplers who want to really go to the top of the glass, there are four master classes (on specific regions such as Australia or Portugal) conducted by four of Ireland's top wine experts.
- Although he was not a ‘habitual tippler,’ or a rake, or a ‘lying Rogue’ but rather gave the appearance of a refined sensitive man, Sandy had few of the other positive attributes in Monro's list.
- A few knocks on doors, polite people take his literature and then it's into Browne's pub where the welcome from tipplers is warm.
- Local tipplers were toasting the lowest drink prices in the land today after the north west emerged as best value for money in a survey by the Campaign for Real Ale.
- There's an all day happy hour from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. with 50 percent being knocked off everything, so take heart all indigent tipplers!
- Placing the bottles on the table for tipplers may be less elegant, but it resolves the dilemma.
- Cheap booze, an eclectic clientele and a stubborn refusal to move with the times have drawn generations of tipplers.
- This is despite the fact that we pay far more tax on our bottle than the average tippler on the continent.
- Amazingly, the tiny watering hole which struggles to host 60 tipplers has raised nearly £4,000 for local charities since last October from its big-hearted drinkers.
- Furtive and nimble tipplers and topers nightly dodged through alleys and back yards under the noses of the flashlamp-carrying guards.
- There can't be many tipplers in Rotherham and Barnsley who haven't had a pint pulled by Trissie Reynolds - probably South Yorkshire's oldest landlady.
- The sun brings some curious sights to the city's streets, such as young folk in beach wear and al fresco tipplers.
- Liquor barons have always been in support of a ban on toddy and arrack, so that tipplers would turn to Indian made foreign liquor.
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