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Prolagus commented on the word social lubricant
Alcohol is often called a “social lubricant,�? which I always took to mean that it was friendlier than other lubricants — like that party-pooper, motor oil.
(The New York Times, Really, It’s the Booze Talking, by Glenn Eichler, December 22, 2008)
December 27, 2008
sarra commented on the word social lubricant
dontcry commented on the word social lubricant
HA! Good one! Laughed out loud!
rolig commented on the word social lubricant
Or as Ogden Nash put it, famously, in "The Ice-Breaker":
Candy is dandy
But liquor is quicker.
wilywillamina commented on the word social lubricant
Alcohol: lubricates social intercourse.
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