Brits are Big Time Boozers

First they set outstanding records for SMS use. Now this:

inquote Alcohol-related illness in England has soared over the past 10 years, an analysis of medical data showed on Friday.Hospital admissions for alcoholic liver disease more than doubled to 35,400 in 2004-5 from 14,400 in 1995-6, according to a report from the National Health Service.

Admissions for alcohol poisoning rose to 21,700 cases from 13,600 over the same period. goes here
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And all this even before the World Cup.