5-10% of alcohol is removed from the body through the breath. This fact, of course, lead a classmate to ask if you can sober-up by hyperventilating. “Theoretically, yes,” said the lecturer.
Seeing as though this’ll be Valentine’s Day #2 without a significant other, I may just have to try it.
Speaking of V-Day, there’s a really nice piece at the end of this week’s This American Life about Johnny Cash, his wife, and the song Ring of Fire. Told by Sarah Jewell, one of my favorite contributors. It starts at about 47 minutes in, and it’s so sweet and romantic that it even made me feel a little less jaded and bitter about the whole thing.