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She: I certainly didn’t feel drunk. Maybe it was the company I was keeping

“Convinced he was not drunk, his gestures were more sweeping, and his urge to talk to the French women at the next table was overwhelming. Yet, crucially, his rate of drinking had not slackened. He had nonetheless proved that women have not evolved sufficiently to handle more than three, or four pints at a time. In conclusion, it is clear ladies should stick to the white wine and leave beer to men.”

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Grant Barrett