Talk:teetotalling

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teetotalling[edit]

Verb? SemperBlotto 18:50, 3 May 2007 (UTC)

Eh... more like an adjective. Some examples taken from the first page of a Google Books search :

  • 1958: Vance Nye Bourjaily, The Violated: A Novel
    Most were some variation of the girl-whistling, boyish, movie kind, but a few were serious, teetotalling and religious.
  • 1988: Arnold M. Ludwig, Understanding the Alcoholic's Mind: Refocusing the Past
    Their teetotalling, absolutist frame of mind, along with its associated attitudes, simply closed off the option to drink.
  • 1976: Sheldon M. Novick, The Electric War: The Fight Over Nuclear Power
    Insull was English, from an earnest, teetotalling family of modest means. He had learned shorthand and was advancing nicely in a London firm of auctioneers ...


Beobach972 20:41, 3 May 2007 (UTC)

RFVpassed and cleaned. — Beobach972 21:20, 17 June 2007 (UTC)