I found an interactive map of alcohol consumption across the globe on the internet. It's interesting, but the UK result will shock you: while we rank among the more committed drinkers, we are by no means the worst on the planet. Surely our friends in Alcohol Concern* couldn't have got it so badly wrong?
Click here for the map.
* A government funded quango granted charity status to save on its tax bill.
Watering the Mild and Other Wheezes, 1955
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