The Difference between Being Tipsy and Being Drunk, A Critical Holiday Debate


N.B. ὁ νήφων, “sober” ὁ ἀκροθώραξ, “tipsy” ὁ μεθύων, “drunk” ὁ δὲ παντάπασι μεθύων, “shit-faced” Plutarch, Moralia 653: Table-Talk Book 3, Question 8 Why are those who are actually drunk, less messed up than those we call tipsy? “Since we have hassled Aristotle,” my father said, “Shouldn’t we also try to say something particular about […]

The Difference between Being Tipsy and Being Drunk, A Critical Holiday Debate

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