Ever wonder where certain phrases originated? I do-especially while imbibing far too many shots of whatever is on the table.
So this came up - Where did "Shot of Whiskey" originate? Did you know?
“In the old west a . 45 cartridge for a six-gun cost 12 cents, so did a glass of whiskey,” “If a cowhand was low on cash he would often give the bartender a cartridge in exchange for a drink. This became known as a 'shot' of whiskey.”
Who said drinking games aren't educational?