96, Issue 83
LAST UPDATED: Thursday, March 6, 2003 - 12:30 p.m.
The Germans call it
"katzenjammer" – the wailing of cats. The Norwegians call
it "jeg har tommermenn" – workmen in my head. The Italians
call it "stonato" – out of tune. The Swedes call it "hont
i haret" – pain of the roots of my hair.
Take a world tour of remedies
For as long as people have
been suffering from hangovers, cures for this ailment have also been sought.
These cures stray far from the normal aspirin and water remedy, but are
guaranteed to cure the after-effects of a wild night. The next time you
find yourself boarding the porcelain bus, make sure it makes a stop in
one of these countries.
Alcohol is to many university students what milk was to grade
school kids. We all know milk "does a body good" and we all
know the social joys of a night of drinking, but what does liquor do to
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