“Work is the curse of the drinking class.” ~ Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) – An Irish writer and poet who loved little more than poking at the prevailing paradigm! An untimely death in his 40’s robbed the world of a more extensive library of his work.
Every Country has its own version of a short toast. Here are a few: America: Cheers! Austria: Prosit! Brazil: Soede. Viva! China: Ganbei (literally, “dry your cup”) France: Sant! (Health) Germany: Prost! (Cheers) Hebrew: Le’chaim! (to Life) Italian: Per cent ‘anni! (for 100 years) and Salute (Health) Japan: Kanpei (Dry your cup) Russian: Vashe zdorovie! […]