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Last updated at 10:58 GMT, Thursday, 20 February 2014

Drinking around the world

a village in Greenland

What's it like to go for a drink in a place as remote as this?

Having an alcoholic drink is something many of us do. But where we have that drink is important too. From boozers to bars, places to drink may be different around the world but they have one thing in common - they are a place to meet your friends and have a good time.

Rob and Neil talk about these drinking dens and hear about what it's like to drink in the only pub in a remote village in Greenland.

This week's question:

What is the most popular pub name? Is it:

a) The Red Lion

b) The Crown

c) The Royal Oak

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.


Drinking around the world

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a type of beer


following old-fashioned ways


drinking alcohol

alcoholic drink

drink containing alcohol, such as beer or spirits

drinking den

place where people go to drink alcohol

a bar

(here) a counter where alcoholic drinks are served in a bar or pub


decorated and furnished in a style related to a particular topic, activity, place or event in history

thirsty work

hard physical work that makes you want to have a drink


lively and noisy


(here) drinking


feeling unwell the day after drinking alcohol


slang word for pub



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