- There may have been the usual family rows, generally caused by people who usually lead busy lives suddenly finding themselves thrown together over the holidays - but perhaps more than one was fuelled by alcohol-induced anger.
- There may not have been enough wine or sherry to go round, leading to alarming feelings of panic at the realisation that it’s Christmas day and the shops are shut, so you can’t buy any more.
- You missed that good Christmas film or TV special because you were drunk.
- When colleagues ask, “How was your Christmas?” you find you can’t remember all of it.
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