Hangover Brits say full English breakfast is the solution to all their woes • The Register



British partygoers have been asked about their favorite hangover remedies, with frankly bizarre results.

Respondents to the survey, which was commissioned by the makers of Tabasco sauce, said a full English breakfast was by far their favorite way to cope with the aftermath of a heavy night, 32 % approving it.

Podium spots to tackle a dull headache and hairy tongue were filled with strong coffee (26%), which narrowly edged bacon sandwiches (25%) in third in near dead heat.

Other old favorites also featured prominently, with hot buttered toast registering a respectable ninth out of 13%. Beans on toast and scrambled eggs ranked thirteenth and fourteenth, respectively, with 11 percent each.

Among the remaining pain reduction ploys, some could be attributed to the exuberance of youth, such as “an energy drink”, which came in sixth with 15 percent, or “a strawberry milkshake”, which was the 19th most popular response out of 8 percent. hundred.

But questions need to be asked as to the correctness of mind of the seven percent of drinkers who managed to place chicken chow mein in 22nd place, one above the beautifully tasty and nutritious boiled egg with soldiers.

The 3 percent of those polled who suggested a day with a hangover should start better with sweet and sour pork dumplings (30th) clearly suffer from a hangover from something other than alcohol. Maybe crack.

Misery thirsts for company

It has also been suggested that it is best not to face a bastard behind the eyes without help, with 62% of respondents suggesting that the best way to deal with this is to “meet friends for brunch”.

The likelihood that those same friends probably helped you get into that state in the first place is probably what led 44% of respondents to say they enjoyed dissecting the events of the night before, which would be a good topic to discuss. chat during brunch. .

Indeed, 76 percent of those polled said that meeting up to eat with friends the next day was sometimes better than the outing itself. It’s a sad indictment against Britain’s socializing habits if battling a hangover in the company of such grieving friends is more fun than the night that got you there.

The results will certainly raise eyebrows at what people did during the COVID lockdown, because until recently going out for a night out was strictly verboten, as was meeting friends to discuss it afterwards.

The register can only assume that the survey results reflect some level of wishful thinking over the past 18 months or so on the part of those surveyed. While we have no doubt that the long period of forced isolation we just went through would not mutually exclude one from prolonged contemplation of the nature of the hangover and who you would rather experience them with.

The full list of favorite hangover remedies in Britain is as follows:

1. Full English 32%

2. Strong coffee 26%

3. A 25% bacon sandwich

4. 16% sausage sandwich

5. Burger and fries 15%

6. An energy drink 15%

7. Cold pizza from the day before 14%

8. A can of whole cola 14%

9. Hot buttered toast 13%

10. Fried chicken 12%

11. A cup of 12% sweet tea

12. Chip butty 11%

13. Grilled beans 11%

14. Scrambled eggs 11%

15. Toasts with ham and cheese 10%

16. A 10% banana

17. Chips and curry sauce 9%

18. A crispy sandwich 9%

19. A strawberry milkshake 8%

20. Chicken noodle soup 8%

21. 8% cookie dough ice cream

22. Chicken chow mein 7%

23. Boiled egg and soldiers 7%

24. Hot chocolate with marshmallows and 7% cream

25. A Bloody Mary 6%

26. Avocado on toast 6%

27. A bowl of sweet cereal with 5% whole milk

28. Ramen 5%

29. Dry roasted peanuts 5%

30. Sweet and sour pork meatballs 3% ®


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