On 12 Sep 2001 23:04:46 -0400, John Perich wrote:

> My theory on this has always been that the incidence of alcohol
> goes up as drinking age increases (though I've never seen anything to 
> support this, it seems logically sound).

In Belgium, where I grew up, there is no "legal" drinking age, beer is
part of everyday culture, and its consumption, even by young teenagers
is socially accepted. Comparing the behaviour of Belgian teens to that
of American teens seems to support your theory...


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