The Chancellor is under pressure to target other tipples, including cheap but powerful lagers - but social drinkers do have some support.
What does SD stand for?
SD stands for social drinker
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- Social Development
- Social Distortion (band)
Samples in periodicals archive:
5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to "Artificial Sweeteners Versus Regular Mixers Increase Breath Alcohol Concentrations in Male and Female Social Drinkers," a paper appearing in the April issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: "This paper, which looks at only 16 people, does not show that mixing diet soft drinks with alcohol causes increased intoxication.
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In the study, 20 social drinkers watched an animated movie while eating a snack.
It is easy to see how people who start off as social drinkers end up using it as a crutch.
Mrs Small added that she was not bothered too much by the increase in alcohol tax as she was mainly a social drinker and it could deter binge-drinking, something that causes casualty departments to be overrun with people injured or affected by alcohol.
He said: "We're treating people who most regard as heavy social drinkers.
Thus he died in 1962 in 'an alcoholic haze, no longer a social drinker but an unhappy man who needed whisky as a car needs petrol', as his friend JB Priestley put it.