Andrew Mobbs (mobbsy) wrote,
Andrew Mobbs
mobbsy

"Binge drinking is classed as eight units (four pints) in one session for men, six units (six small glasses of wine) for women."
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4306226.stm

Never mind the inaccurate alcohol statistics (more like 3 pints or 4 glasses of wine at common strengths), or the unrealistic idea of a binge, it's the gender stereotypes that are really annoying me from that report.
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