Alcohol used to be a socially acceptable drug, but it’s been getting a bit of a bad rap lately, what with coward punches, lockouts and those government ad campaigns reminding you that by 3am you’ll be slumped in a Kings Cross gutter with your kickers in the air.
Caffeine on the other hand seems to tick all the boxes. It’ll liven you up just enough for any occasion, while still keeping you capable of driving a car and making positive life choices. Caffeine is so socially acceptable that your grandmother invites you round to drink it, your boss provides it free of charge in the workplace kitchen and there’s a whole festival dedicated to it in The Rocks each year. [Click link below to read more....]
On a recent Sunday morning, after a slightly large night out drinking, my sensational friend Sandy announced that she was feeling rather discombobulated.
Whilst I agreed with and indeed shared Sandy’s feeling of discombobulation, I was absolutely convinced that she had just invented a splendid new word.
We consulted our excellent associate Erin on this important matter and somewhere along the way it was brought to my attention that discombobulate must indeed be a word because none other than Nicole Kidman had recently used the word ‘discombobulating’ in an interview. [Click link below to read more....]
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