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tired and emotional

Definitions

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  • adj. Drunk.

Etymologies

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First used by the British satirical magazine Private Eye in 1967, in a spoof diplomatic memo to describe the state of cabinet minister George Brown. It is now used as a stock phrase and euphemism to avoid litigation for libel, and the phrase has spread well beyond the magazine.

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  • Isn't this on someone's "euphemisms for 'drunk'" list?

    October 9, 2007

  • Wow. That's a hoot. I had no idea.

    October 9, 2007

  • Check out the wikipedia link for a fascinating reading on the subject.

    October 9, 2007