Tobacco, Liquor and Drugs

DD1 What different forms does chewing tobacco come in around here?

DD2 The portion or quantity of tobacco chewed at one time: “He’s always got a big ________ in his cheek.”

DD3a What do you call a person who uses snuff?

DD3b How do people take snuff around here?

DD4 Moisture in the mouth, colored brown by snuff or chewing tobacco:

DD5 A metal or earthenware receptacle on the floor that tobacco-chewers use, or used to use:

DD6a Other names or nicknames for cigars:

DD6b Nicknames for cigarettes:

DD6c Nicknames for a pipe: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD7 Different names for cigars around here according to size, shape, or the way they’re made:

DD8 The part left over when a cigar or cigarette is smoked:

DD9a What expressions are used about a person who smokes a great deal? “He’s a ________.”

DD9b Of a person who smokes a great deal you might say, “He smokes like a ________.”

DD10 When somebody gives up smoking: “He isn’t smoking any more—a month ago he ________.”

DD11 When somebody gives up drinking: “I hear he ________.”

DD12 What words or expressions do you have around here for a person who drinks steadily or a great deal?

DD13 When a drinker is just beginning to show the effects of the liquor, you say he’s ________.

DD14 When a person is partly drunk, “He’s ________.”

DD15 A person who is thoroughly drunk:

DD16 To have a drinking bout and get drunk is to go on a ________.

DD17 To drink a great deal, or too fast: “He doesn’t just drink, he ________.”

DD18 A drink of liquor, or the amount of liquor taken in one swallow: “He took a good ________.”

DD19 A little drink: “I’ll just take ________.” [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD20 A big drink: “He always takes ________.” [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD21a General words used around here for any kind of liquor:

DD21b General words used around here for bad liquor:

DD21c Nicknames for whiskey, especially illegally made whiskey:

DD22 Other expressions meaning delirium tremens:

DD23 Sickness that comes the day after a drinking bout: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD24 Other diseases that come from continual drinking:

DD25 What nicknames are used around here for beer?

DD26a Other words for a beer mug: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD26b Other words for a beer glass: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD27 What nicknames are used around here for wine?

DD28a Names and nicknames for kinds of liquor other than beer, wine, or whiskey: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD28b What fermented drinks are made at home around here?

DD29 Common containers for liquor (now and in the past): [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD30 Joking names for a place where liquor is (or was) sold and consumed illegally:

DD31 Joking names for homemade hard liquor: [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD32 A person who sells illegal liquor is called a ________.

DD33a A person who drinks no liquor at all:

DD33b A person who is actively against drinking:

DD34 A party at which there is considerable drinking:

DD35 What are the favorite card games that people play around here? (Open question)

DD36 What expressions do you have around here that come from card games—for example, ‘an ace up your sleeve’? [Asked in early Questionnaires only]

DD37 Other table games played a lot by adults around here: (Open question)

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