Study: Intoxicated men get 'hammered,' intoxicated women get 'tipsy'

Researchers in New York say women tend to use moderate terms like "tipsy," while men tend to use heavy terms like "hammered."

They say the difference in language may reflect gender and social norms.

One possibility is that women downplay intoxication to fit expectations about how much women should drink, while men overestimate how much alcohol their male peers consume and how much they're expected to drink.

You can check out the complete study here.

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