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Susanna Barrows, Robin Room - 1991 - 454 pages
|SOCIAL CONTROL AND MORAL REFORM On my study wall there is a framed |
slogan, "Work is the curse of the drinking classes." It is an appropriate text with
which to begin. Within those few words are several ways in which issues of ...
|Ideal ammunition, that, for critics and commentators only too ready to belittle that |
work, or to say, as Gide did, that at its ... quotable witticisms — 'Work is the curse
of the drinking classes', 'Nothing succeeds like excess', 'Divorces are made in ...
|Work Is the Curse of the Drinking Class: Liquid Lunches, Study Break Benders |
and Lush Leisure Pursuits According to that neighbour's houseguest who spends
his afternoons swinging on a hammock and sipping rum out of a coconut, life is ...
|Words of Wit, Wisdom, and Philosophy From the Bottom of the Glass Steven |
Kates ... I have the feeling that drinking is a form of suicide where you're allowed
to return to life and begin all over the next day. ... —Horace “Work is the curse of ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor - 2006 - 2189 pages
|1966 work Is the curse of the drinking classes a catchphrase that reverses a |
popular cliche UK Attributed to Oscar Wilde. • — Hesketh Pearson, Life of Oscar
Wilde. 1946 • I was beginning to resent the five days when I had to be someplace
|A Six-Pack a Day Keeps Mediocrity Away I. Work is the Curse of the Drinking |
Class It certainly looked like it was going to be one of those days, you know, a
Miles Davis day. The early morning clouds that were scudding along their
|Whoever said drink is the curse of the working class had a point—other classes |
drink as much, but working class people lose more of their lives to alcohol. Of
course the corollary saying, work is the curse of the drinking class, is equally true.
|Irish playwright, Oscar Wilde is credited with the quotation: 'Work is the curse of |
the drinking class.' My complementary spin to that claim: 'Work over a shot is a
boon for the drinking class.' Our concourses were convened at the nondescript ...
|It has been said that drink is the curse of the working class. It has also been said |
that work is the curse of the drinking class. And so it stands to reason that a
carpenter taking lunch at the neighborhood tavern usually dines with the damned
|(Noel Coward (1899-1973) English dramatist) I go on working for the same |
reason that a hen goes on laying eggs. (H.L. Mencken ... (Charlotte Perkins
Oilman (1860-1935) American writer) Drink is the curse of the working class. (1