the unglamorous, alcoholic side of 007



According to a new study by the British Medical Journal, James Bond is actually a “category 3” drinker, and likely would have succumbed to ailments related to alcoholism by age 56. To judge this, a Nottingham University Hospital liver specialist studied 12 Bond novels, taking notes on the famous spy’s drinking habits. His research indicated that Bond averaged a whopping 96 drinks a week (6 or 7 a day), which makes his sharp shooting and flashy driving skills even MORE unrealistic!

1 comment:

Dan said...

Not to quibble with your reporting, but the study suggests he'll die from the drinking AND his high risk job.

Also the study says that it takes 3 alcohol units to make a single drink. So it's actually closer to 4.3 drinks per day.

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