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Lager Tops

by | 11th, August 2003

‘ON Saturday, the headline in the Star warned that there was only enough lager left in Britain to last 10 days.

”Two bottles of Hooch, a spliff, a couple of Es, a shag and strawberry sauce please, mate”

After the hottest weekend in the country’s history, we can only assume that a crisis is still impending and the country’s pubs will run dry this time next week.

This will of course be a tragedy in its own right, but it could have one wholly unexpected side-effect it could make us all poorer.

According to the Telegraph, a study by Stirling University has discovered a link between drinking and money, with moderate boozers earning on average 17% more than teetotallers.

Even heavy drinkers (men who drink more than 50 units a week and women who drink more than 35) earned about

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