beer goggles


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beer goggles

pl n
with one's beer goggles on informal seeing people and things as increasingly attractive as one's alcohol intake rises
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The Safe Event included a dramatic demonstration with a roof sliced from a car and casualties, role-played by Loughborough College performing arts students, extracted from vehicles and brought out on long boards; the chance to wear 'beer goggles' and see the impact alcohol has on your reflexes and to don headphones and a visor for a virtual reality experience of a road traffic accident.
Buying clothes, for me, is the equivalent of going shopping wearing beer goggles. I wake up the next morning, shopping bags and coat hangers discarded on the floor.
[U.S.A.], Apr 14 (ANI): The concept of beer goggles is not a myth.
BEER GOGGLES, who gave Richard Woollacott his biggest victory when winning the Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury in December, has moved stables.
RACING yesterday paid its collective respects to tragic trainer Richard Woollacott as Beer Goggles made an emotion-charged return to action at Cheltenham.
A minute's silence will be observed at 3.20 before the late handler's Beer Goggles takes his chance in the Cleeve Hurdle at the Prestbury venue.
For anyone unfamiliar with the phrase, beer goggles are not actually a pair of glasses made of beer, but instead, like the term "rose-tinted glasses," refers to a shift in perception.
"And one in four of you (25%) are quite happy to spend your money on a novelty item like beer goggles, which you were probably wearing when you thought this was a good idea."
Colin Tizzard's star chaser was even-money favourite but clearly wasn't as fit as his trainer expected and faded tamely to finish fifth behind Beer Goggles.
THISTLECRACK remains on course to defend his King George VI Chase crown on Boxing Day despite suffering a shock defeat to Beer Goggles in the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle at Newbury.
POLICE will allow drivers to see how beer goggles affect their driving during a road safety presentation at the Autosport International show at the NEC.