Dipsomania is the new word of the day.

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Wise Custom Realty PB00068179

 

Dipsomania is the new word of the day.

I’ve known so many people who have this problem and I’ll bet most of you know at least one person who also has this problem.  Although this is not related in any matter to real estate when I saw the meaning of the word I just had to post it.  Now for the meaning of (dip’se ma’ne) is an abnormal and insatiable craving for alcoholic drink.  So how few or many do you know?

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Rainmaker
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Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

Hi James.  Alcohol has ruined many a good person.

Apr 16, 2012 03:46 AM #1
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Wayne Martin
Michael Saunders & Company - Sarasota, FL
Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division

Thans for sharing. Now know the meaning of dipsomaniac! Enjoy your day!

Apr 16, 2012 03:46 AM #2
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Leslie Godbold
WZGM AM1350 Independent Asheville Radio - Asheville, NC
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haha I definitely am not a dipsomania. Unless 2 sips of a mixed drink qualifies when it spans a lifetime. I have had plenty of bad habits but that isn't one of them. Where do you come up with these words?

Apr 16, 2012 03:49 AM #3
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Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
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Hey, you talking about ME again?  LOL.

Apr 16, 2012 03:52 AM #4
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Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro

James ....I see a few on the golf course from time to time ....is it 5 o'clock yet ...LOL!  Everything in moderation ...except for pars, birdies and eagles!

Apr 16, 2012 03:55 AM #5
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Clint Mckie
Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections - Carlsbad, NM
Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586

Hi James,

I have a family member that was that way till he almost died.

No he would'nt touch the stuff. Too bad others were not this way.

I have never had this problem, but my heart goes out to those who do have this problem.

Best, Clint McKie

Apr 16, 2012 04:12 AM #6
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Joe Petrowsky
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Now I can us dipsomania instead of whatelse I may use. Unfortunately, this is a problem that has harmed many a person.

Thank you for sharing this new word with all of us.

Apr 16, 2012 04:31 AM #7
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Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
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James- many in my age group had it at one time.  Don't know any now!

Apr 16, 2012 05:34 AM #8
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Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents
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Ha. Now I can say your Sacramento short sale has turned this agent into a dipsomania. I don't think the craving of one drink is a bad thing -- now, the craving to down a bottle is quite another.

Apr 16, 2012 08:27 AM #9
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Paula McDonald
Chevaux Group, PLLC - The Woodlands, TX
CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279

Well I enjoy a good glass of red wine but I am happy to say that I do not have dipsomania.....but if you have a word for an abnormal chocolate craving I'm in. 

Apr 16, 2012 01:57 PM #10
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Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
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What an odd word!  Who knows where that came from.  Doesn't really describe anything and who would know it?

Apr 17, 2012 02:55 AM #11
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