Drinkers earn more than non-drinkers

This amazing tidbit from Collision Detection explains why I, even after total catastrophes like last Monday, still occasionally drink myself silly: to make more money.

Economists have long noticed that people who drink tend to make more money than those who don't. Now a new study offers a theory to explain this: People who drink are more socially gregarious than nondrinkers, which increases the size of their Rolodexes and, by extension, their earning potential.

Or to put it another way: Drinking is the original social-networking technology.

(Full article here, PDF with lots of funny pictures.)


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