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Word Of The Day: "slam-drunk"

Submitted by on December 13, 2011 – 4:57 PM6 Comments

My initial definition for "slam-drunk" was as follows:

slam-drunk. n. A beverage guaranteed to give you a working buzz-on in a single serving. ("The Gibsons at Oyster Bar are a slam-drunk, man.")

But now I feel as though I've missed an angle or two — as though there's another definition within the beer-goggle-verse that I should cover as well. ("He wouldn't give me the time of day during daylight hours, but after two Blue Moons, he's a slam-drunk.")


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  • Jen S 1.0 says:

    The overly-optimistic version of one's coordination/strength/agility/DanceDanceRevolution moves after X amount of beers.

    "Man, don't let me near that damn darts board after three boilermakers, I'm a total slamdrunk and will probabably end up with my head darted to the wall."

  • ferretrick says:

    Nick Nolte

  • jive turkey says:

    The mysterious ability to actually perform a task better when drunk.

    "I can't cook worth a damn, but give me a few jack & cokes and ask me to make you an omelet, and BOOM: I'm a total slam-drunk in the kitchen."

  • Leigh in CO says:

    Nothing of value to add. But: Very nice work.

  • Stephanie says:

    I like jive turkey's angle.

  • Annemarie says:

    I just got the "Live at the Greek Theatre" 2-CD/DVD set for Christmas (love!) – so I'm going with a Flogging Molly mosh pit. Cheers, you bastards!

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