Where Did "Falling Off the Wagon" and All Our Other Sayings About Drinking Come From?

If you’re three sheets to the wind and painting the town red, find out why on Earth we describe those things in such a weird way.

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Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, find out why drunk courage is always Dutch; discover the origin of the phrase “off the wagon;” and learn the ancient medical history of the expression, “hair of the dog.” Sláinte!