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Teetotal definition, of or relating to, advocating, or pledged to total abstinence from intoxicating drink. See more. teetotal definition: 1. never drinking alcohol or opposed to the drinking of alcohol 2. never drinking alcohol or. Learn more.

I am. Because I can’t stand the taste or smell of alcohol. I have no moral or ethical issues against it but it’s the taste that I just cannot tolerate. It makes me all nauseous and even makes me feel like throwing up. I have zero tolerance for any. Teetotaler definition, a person who abstains totally from intoxicating drink. See more.


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Origin of teetotalism Download PDF EPUB FB2

The origin and success of teetotalism: Being a refutation of the statements made by Mr. James Teare in relation to that question [Stephenson, James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : James Stephenson. The History of Teetotalism in Devonshire by W.

Hunt Devonport & London, () iii + pp. Prepared by Michael Steer Hunt's book is a rather polemical account of the early years following the founding of the first Total Abstinence Society at Preston, Lancashire, in Bovey Tracey in Hunt, W.

The History of Teetotalism in Devonshire, Devonport & London, (), pp. Provided by Michael Steer Hunt's book is a rather polemical account, often in florid prose, of the early years following the founding of the first Total Abstinence Society at Preston, Lancashire, in FOLK ETYMOLOGY The following, about the origin of teetotal, is from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (), an American encyclopaedic dictionary edited by William Dwight Whitney (): There are two accounts of the origin of this word.

A Plea for Teetotalism and the Maine Liquor Law [James Haughton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

Though we have made best efforts - the books. The name "teetotalism" has nothing to do with drinking tea instead of alcohol, or with playing golf (which would at least be the correct spelling).

It stems from the notion of "Total abstinence, with a capital T" as opposed to other contemporary forms of temperance which forbade spirits but allowed for the consumption of beer and wine. teetotal (v.) "pledged to total abstinence from intoxicating drink,"a word possibly formed from total (adj.) with a reduplication of the initial T- for emphasis (T-totally "totally," though not in an abstinence sense, is recorded in Kentucky dialect from and is possibly older in.

Origin of the word. One anecdote attributes the origin of the word to a meeting of the Preston Temperance Society in May This society was founded by Joseph Livesey, who was to become a leader of the Temperance movement and the author of The Pledge: "We agree to abstain from all liquors of an intoxicating quality whether ale, porter, wine or ardent spirits.

Teetotaler Origin It is hard to say what the exact origin of the word teetotal is. Those who teetotal really and truly mean it, so a common suggestion is that the “tee” is simply tacked on the beginning of the word total as a source of emphasis.

Teetotaler, also spelled teetotaller, originated from the word ‘total’. The term was coined by R. Turner of Preston in A teetotaler means a person who strictly abstains from drinking alcoholic beverages. According to an anecdote, the term originated when Dicky Turner, a member of Preston Temperance Society.

Online Etymology Dictionary gives the following, but (like Wikipedia) does not give evidence for a definite origin: teetotal (v.) "pledged to total abstinence from intoxicating drink,"possibly formed from total (adj.) with a reduplication of the initial T- for emphasis (T-totally "totally," though not in an abstinence sense, is recorded in Kentucky dialect from and is possibly.

A medical case for teetotalism Alcohol is icky – so much so that not drinking at all seems like the best idea. Professor David Nutt – the man sacked as chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs for relying on statistics not sensationalism – argues that the safest approach to alcohol is to avoid it altogether.

Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages. A person who practices (and possibly advocates) teetotalism is called a teetotaler (plural teetotalers) or is simply said to be teetotal. The teetotalism movement was first started in Preston, England, in the early 19th century.

The Preston Temperance Society was founded in. Word origin [ –35; teetotal + -ism ] This word is first recorded in the period – Other words that entered English at around the same time include: cross section, electrolyte, panda. No it's POV.

It's not criticism of teetotalism, it's a poor joke which you wouldn't see in an encyclopedia article on teetotalism. This IS an encyclopedia article about teetotalism, so I remove it.

The anecdote about the origin of the word is also poor encyclopedia material. The correct answer is reduplication. Teetotalers.—The origin of this convenient word, (as convenient almost, although not so general in its application as loafer,) is, we imagine, known but to few who use it.

It originated, as we learn from the Landmark, with a man named Turner, a member of the Preston Temperance Society, who, having an impediment of speech, in addressing a meeting. Get this from a library. Teetotalism: containing a portraiture and the ancient and modern history of teetotalism: together with some account of the botheration moderation temperance societies and a letter to the Liverpool Anti-Temperance Society.

Teetotalism definition is - the principle or practice of complete abstinence from alcoholic drinks. Etymology. There is some dispute over the origin of the word teetotaler.

One anecdote attributes the origin of the word to a meeting of the Preston Temperance Society in The story attributes the word to Richard Turner, a member of the society, who in a speech said "I'll be reet down out-and-out t-t-total for ever and ever".

A variation on the above account is found on the. Teetotalism containing a portraiture and the ancient and modern history of teetotalism: together with some account of the botheration moderation temperance societies and a letter to the Liverpool Anti-Temperance Society.

by: Finch, John, Published: (). Origin and meaning of teetotaler: also teetotaller,agent noun from teetotal. Related: Teetotalism. See more.Teetotal definition: Someone who is teetotal does not drink alcohol. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Teetotalism: Part 1. Novem Again, in the wisdom literature of Proverbs, where the thesis statement of the book and gateway into the proverbs is, “fear the Lord,” Solomon explains that drunkenness is associated with foolishness.

While history shows that many of our American forefathers advocated drinking alcohol in.