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Expressions for drunkenness

Building on from the thread about "concepts".....what are the best terms here for drunkenness (or other places?)

I thought we Brits had many terms for it - p*ssed, sh*tfaced, as a skunk, legless etc - but we are quite poor compared to other countries. But I never really heard many terms here for it?

(My own personal favourite - again from Russia - is "as drunk as piglet snot" )
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Old 14.03.2012, 11:44
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

Immediately following on from this you have:
Throw-up
Barf
Chunder
Chuck
Speaking to God on the big white telephone
Technicolour yawn
...
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Old 14.03.2012, 11:47
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

141 Words for Drunk.
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

I usually go with "hammered" or "blown".
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

Bsoffe

and afterwards....

Blau

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Old 14.03.2012, 11:55
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

Smashed,
Plastered,
Blotto,
Wasted,
Tanked,
Hammered,
off his face (also drug connotations),
Sloshed

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Immediately following on from this you have:
Throw-up
Barf
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Chuck
Speaking to God on the big white telephone
Technicolour yawn
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Riding the Porcelain Bus is one of my Favorites...
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Old 14.03.2012, 12:27
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

What a subject for a thread. I can't believe I am posting a reply but anyway.

Drunkenness has in my opinion the following stages (Bernese dialect):

agheiteret
beschwipst
betrunke
bsoffe
blau
stockkanonevou
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Old 14.03.2012, 12:30
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

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Immediately following on from this you have:
Throw-up
Barf
Chunder
Chuck
Speaking to God on the big white telephone
Technicolour yawn
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I've always been most fond of 'Driving the Porcelain Bus'

Oops...didn't see that someone else mentioned this one, too, though riding, as opposed to driving, is a different malady
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Old 14.03.2012, 12:36
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

Slarmy, pickled, tired and emotional.

And afterwards "Ruth".
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Old 14.03.2012, 12:37
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

hey, my area of expertise !

Volle
Hagelvolle
Stockhagelvolle
Dicht
Zue

and afterwards

Scheisse wo binich ? Scheisse wär isch das ?
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Old 14.03.2012, 12:59
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Re: Expressions for drunkenness

Mullahed

For the more sensitive among you, this is no way meant as an insult to Mullahs, who as we know do not drink.
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