1) It's been said that in old England, a whistle was baked into the rim or handle of ceramic cups used by public house drinkers. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get service. So when people went drinking, they would "wet their whistle." However, this is just a myth, and when people wanted another beer in jolly old England, they just used their "voices" and "yelled belligerently" like the rest of us. What a novel idea, right?
|That line absolutely killed at parties... in 1785.|
2) The U.S. Marines’ first recruiting station was in a bar.
|Still not the worst decision Brandon's made while drunk.|
|It only took a few Zimas to turn Ben Franklin into a real dick.|
|What some might call "party foul" this poor sucker called "40 lashes."|
(Also, now that you're smarter, go hit a few of those new brain cells with a frosty beer and help break 'em in.)
Beer: Anchor Steam
Music: George Thorogood