The hair of the dog…

You may have heard a lot of people use the phrase, but not many people know where this actually comes from. When you wake up hungover as often as I do, and you have a 0600 hours online meeting that has participants in four continents, the only way you are going to be able to make some sort of an impression in the meeting is by using the hair of the dog. And I was fairly regular in doing so, drinking warm beer was an age old solution, a bloody mary or a michelada was something of a revelation.
But I always did wonder why the hair of the dog, well, its the revenge philosophy, you find the dog that bit you, and then, well, then you bite it, and it cures the thing, you dont need to get those injections in the stomach that they always scared you of when a kid


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