Actually, this is more about terminology.
Apparently the UK ‘tops binge drinking league’ in Europe, which is believable. But what exactly is binge drinking?
Two and a bit pints of Stella? Binge drinking? WTF? What do they call it when I get trapped in Carnage and do the best part of a bottle of Bacardi over the course of an afternoon and evening? It sounds to me like the do-gooders are using emotive language to promote their agenda, instead of being objective about things.
Waking up after a lost weekend, it’s pretty clear that you have a problem and you might feel motivated to do something about it. But if people give you shit every time you pop out for a couple of jars I would imagine you’re going to stop listening pretty quickly.
This from the BMA: