While sitting up here in our camp, I've been doing a little pondering. Just why is it that geologists seem to drink so much? It never seems to fail, any sort of social event involving geologists somehow seems to end up with drinks. Cards? Drinks. Curling? Drinks. Bowling? Drinks. Drinks? Drinks.
So I did what a good scientists does, and went to do a little research. The lazy girl geologist type of research, which really just involves google. I didn't expect to find anything, but lo and behold I find this over on Wired.com:
Why Geologists Love Beer
That's right, bar staff aren't allowed to take a holiday during this one specific week per year because, "The Geologists are coming". Hah!