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  • His head turns, eyes caught by a group of black men drinking beer outside an off-license.

    Kangaroo Dreaming

  • After that we can go to the supermarket and the bank and the off-license before going to set up camp.

    Kangaroo Dreaming

  • Doctors are given authority to use their common sense at times and prescribe drugs “off-license” i.e. outside the uses for which the drug has been approved.

    Speedwagon. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Is an off-license responsible if the alcohol they sold, that is consumed by a person who then gets into a car accident, responsible for any resultant injuries/ deaths?

    [defend the perpetrator] ignore the victim

  • You play a tiny hoodied urchin asking a jolly off-license owner for all kinds of dangerous and irresponsible stuff.

    SLACKERJACK – Powerpool

  • He stopped in the off-license across the street for a bottle of red wine, then started down the hill toward home, thinking that he might almost be going to some long-awaited assignation.

    All Shall Be Well

  • Rolliver's inn, the single alehouse at this end of the long and broken village, could only boast of an off-license; hence, as nobody could legally drink on the premises, the amount of overt accommodation for consumers was strictly limited to a little board about six inches wide and two yards long, fixed to the garden palings by pieces of wire, so as to form a ledge.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • • Go to the cinema more often; go to the pub/off-license less often

    The Guardian World News

  • HEALTH were doing things their own way; a fact that was later recognised by recording their debut album during off-license hours at

    Artrocker

  • More importantly, all of these wines are available by the glass and, as around half are imported by the bar themselves there's a good chance you'll find anything you like in their neighbouring off-license afterwards.

    Londonist

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