Skip to comments.(Russian Soccer) Fans urged to drink whisky to ward off swine flu
Posted on 08/03/2009 11:13:55 AM PDT by RDTF
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian soccer fans have been told to drink whisky on their trip to Wales for next month's World Cup qualifier to ward off the H1N1 swine flu virus, the head of the country's supporter association (VOB) said Monday.
"We urge our fans to drink a lot of Welsh whisky as a form of disinfection," VOB head Alexander Shprygin told Reuters.
"That should cure all symptoms of the disease."
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Well...on second thought, I’ll have a shot afterall!
It’s good for what ails ya!
What could possibly go wrong?
Well...uh...how do you know it doesn’t work if you haven’t tried it? Bartender!
With that much history involved, I reckon there must be something to it.
There’s your ‘socialized health care’ mentality right there in a nutshell.
I visited a ‘state-run’ hospital in Poland when I was sick on my travels. You would NOT believe. *shudder*
after successive Russian governments spent the past 80 yrs. doing everything they could to get them OFF of hard liquor...
As a Musician for 30 years, I can personally debunk this cure. I caught every stupid thing that came in, and I had plenty of whiskey. Get the other kind of shot.
Uh, Dude, sharing "cigarettes" with groups of people spreads germs and viruses.
Nah it wasn't that...drunk people like to get really close up an personal when they talk to ya. Plus all those people in a confined area, dancing, sweating, yelling, coughing..not good at all.
Since when do Russians need to be urged to drink?
I’m pinging Smokin’ Joe list to a new swine flu article .
Metallica - Whiskey In The Jar (Dublin Ireland, 2006)
On it boss!
Beer and wine are food, liquor is medicine.
Well, nicotine sort of works...stimulates vagus nerve.
Physiology and immunology of the cholinergic antiinflammatory pathway
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