teetotaling


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Related to teetotaling: teetotalist, teetotaller
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Noun1.teetotaling - abstaining from alcohol
abstinence - act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
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The Post editorial board member authored the 2007 book "Nanny State: How Food Fascists, Teetotaling Do-Gooders, Priggish Moralists, and other Boneheaded Bureaucrats are Turning America into a Nation of Children."
An Oklahoma native raised by teetotaling Methodist parents, a fellowship brought him to what was then Washington State College in 1934, and three years later, he began a 40-year career in horticulture at the Prosser Experiment Station where he worked with tree fruit and asparagus, as well as grapes.
This suggests either that people are not showing up for work as wasted as the usually unimpeachable New York Post claims, or they are being covered for by industrious teetotaling coworkers.