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Old January 21, 2009, 09:53 AM
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Para todo mal, mezcal; Para todo bien, también

I just heard this saying: "Para todo mal, mezcal; Para todo bien, también". I was just curious if anyone else has heard this and if anyone knows how common of a saying this is.
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I just heard this saying: "Para todo mal, mezcal; Para todo bien, también". I was just curious if anyone else has heard this and if anyone knows how common of a saying this is.
It looks like it means the booze is on the house. Drinks for everyone--fortunate or unfortunate sick or well
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I am an ignorant on this, but I thought Mescal (mescalina) was a drug similar to anphetamines.
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There are several web sites with information about the alcoholic drink. Look here or here.
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You drink the mezcal and you will see as you will became in alcoholic, you will be a addict to the mezcal native from Mexico.
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I just heard this saying: "Para todo mal, mezcal; Para todo bien, también". I was just curious if anyone else has heard this and if anyone knows how common of a saying this is.
Never heard the saying before, but I like it!!!
For everything bad that may happen, there's Mezcal,
And for every thing good, the same.
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The mezcal is a drinks very typical from my country, if you want a bit taste of mezcal then, you must to go to a supermarket at Mexico, because here at my country there are supermarkets where sell the mezcal to cheaply, then if you want a good drink then you must to prove the Tequila or Whisky too.
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I just heard this saying: "Para todo mal, mezcal; Para todo bien, también". I was just curious if anyone else has heard this and if anyone knows how common of a saying this is.

It's a common saying, but mostly used by older people (as most traditional sayings) and certainly not that much in Mexico City... I've heard it rather used in surrounding states.
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As you have said in your previous post, I either have heard that said before, but David said, he has heard that said in Mexico.
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