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    hair of the dog that bit you

    Would this expression be used in AmE to mean a hang over beverage? Are there other ways to say that?

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    Re: hair of the dog that bit you

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Would this expression be used in AmE to mean a hang over beverage? Are there other ways to say that?
    Hair of the dog - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: hair of the dog that bit you

    In BrE, this phrase is so well-used that we rarely finish it. We usually just call that drink "hair of the dog".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: hair of the dog that bit you

    Do you use "hair of the cat" to mean a non-alcoholic hang over beverage?

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    Re: hair of the dog that bit you

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Do you use "hair of the cat" to mean a non-alcoholic hang over beverage?
    No. Never. It's "hair of the dog", that's it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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