Encyclopedia > Teetotalism

  Article Content

Teetotalism

Teetotalism is the principle or practice of complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages. A person who practices this is a teetotaler.

The word may have originated from the practice of putting a "T" next to one's name to indicate total abstinence; or it may have indicated drinking nothing stronger than tea; or it may simply be a reduplication of "total".

See also:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Brazil

... Portuguese) Presidência (http://www.presidencia.gov.br) - Official presidential site (in Portuguese) Câmara dos Deputados (http://www.camara.gov.br) - Official Chamber ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 31.6 ms