Well, what needs to be said on this subject? Perhaps some quotes...
"Alcohols contain one or more hydroxyl groups (-OH) joined to a grouping of carbon and hydrogen only (but not to a benzene ring)."
- Arthur Atkinson (Modern Organic Chemistry)
"Alcohol, n. (Arabic al kohl, a paint for the eyes.) The essential principle of all such liquids as give a man a black eye."
- Ambrose Bierce
"O beer! O Hodgson, Guinness, Allsopp, Bass! Names that should be on every infant's tongue"
-C. S. Calverley
"Freedom and Whisky gang thegither!"
"Fill every glass, for wine inspires us,
And fires us,
With courage, love and joy.
Women and wine should life employ.
Is there ought else on earth desirous?"
"Noah, who was a farmer, was the first man to plant a vine yard. After he drank some of the wine, he became drunk, took off his clothes, and lay naked in his tent."
-Genesis, chapter 9 verses 20 & 21,
Good News Bible
"Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain,
With Grammar, and nonsense and learning
Good liquor, I stoutly maintain
Gives genius a better discerning"
"For a quart of ale is a dish for a king."
The Winters Tale
"Now I'm sitting here,
Sipping up my ice cold beer,
Lazing on my sunny afternoon"
-The Bayeux Tapestry
"Man, being reasonable, must get drunk;
The best of life is but intoxication."
"Have some Madeira, m'dear!"
-Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
"Beer, beer, glorious beer,
Fill yourself right up to here."
"Beer drinking don't do half the harm of love making."
"For years I have been brewing, it always was tax free,
Thought it wasn't really legal 'till the year of '63."
(The Ballad of Boozledon)
"[2 x 64] = 124"
-Ian Jackson (when drunk)
"What's 64 x 128?"
-Timothy Democratis (when actually drunk)
-SP & DE (When very drunk)