From the Juice-box: Designated Drinker
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In my continuing effort to serve you as the FASe of the D-Generation (Drinking-Generation), i humbly present the following public disservice:
i Got Your BAC: Blood Alcohol Content For Dummies
BAC & How It Works
Blood Alcohol Content means the amount of alcohol that is in your blood. It’s tested with a breathalyzer, which is a device that looks like a juice box with a straw you blow into rather than suck out of.
See, what happens when you drink is the ‘happy cells’ in the booze don’t get digested but instead do their happy dance in your blood. Their light little fingers trickle along your ivory veins and play every organ in your body. When they float through your lungs, part of them evaporate inside little lung baggies doctors like to call alveoli because it makes them feel smarter than you. When you breathe, the happy cells that went from your blood into your lungs come out of your mouth in alveolar air. Breathalyzers count the number of happy cells in your breath and guess if you’re drunk or not.
How to fail a breathalyzer: