What’s the Origin of the Word ‘Cocktail’?

No, it doesn’t have anything to do with a rooster—but it does have something to do with a horse. Type “origin of word cocktail” into your search engine and you may see a dictionary entry that explains the term cock-tailed originally described a horse with a docked (or clipped-short) tail, and “cock-tailed” became a sort of pejorative for racehorses without thoroughbred pedigrees—with mixed lineage, if you will. So the term may have come to be applied to alcoholic drinks that were similarly blended rather than pure spirits.

But that’s still not quite right. Keep reading for cocktail clarification.

We may never know precisely when the first cocktail was made or who invented it, and for a long time, the etymology of the term used to describe it—in the words of H. L. Mencken (who did an extensive research on the topic but in the end came up short)—was “quite as

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How To Stand Out From The Crowd In an Adult Party?

Adult parties are of many kinds and they range from formal social functions where only adults are invited to sex parties. One has to behave differently in various kinds of adult parties depending on the theme the host has chosen. There are bound to be lots of people at the party and the chances of you getting ignored are, let’s admit it, pretty high. This number will climb up higher if you have become alone without any group and moreover if you don’t know anyone apart from the host. But that’s no reason to miss out on some fun and you could also become the life of the party as well. Don’t believe us? Then there are some tips which will help you out:

Look the part

If the theme of the party of costume preference isn’t listed on the invitation then make sure you call the host to confirm …

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