Anyone who says you can't learn anything from hanging out in bars is nuts. I've built up my vocabulary from digging into the origins of drink names. For example, we're all familiar with the concoctions named after tools, or what I like to call the Home Depot genus, which includes the screwdriver and the rusty nail. But did you know that a gimlet is also a hole-boring implement? I suppose the metaphor for giving yourself a lobotomy with too... More >>>