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66 reasons why British people go to the pub

66 reasons why British people go to the pub.

1. It's your birthday. 

2. It's your friend's birthday. 

3. It's a Friday, and you've had a hard week at work. 

4. It's a Saturday, the only day of the week when you're truly free. 

5. It's a Sunday, and you need to drink to forget that you're back at work tomorrow. 

6. Your football team won. 

7. Your football team lost. 

8. Drinking is the only way to make football tolerable. 

9. Brexit. 

10. Theresa May is your PM and she lost her majority. 

11. Everyone needs a local.

12. Because it's raining and the pub has a fire. 

13. Because it's hot and the pub has a beer garden. 

14. Because it's neither raining nor hot – perfect conditions for going to the pub! 

15. You owe your friend a drink. 

16. Your friend owes you a drink. 

17. You have nothing else to do. 

18. You have SO much to do that the pub is the only option. 

19. How else are you meant to get through a Monday?! 

20. It's Christmas Eve. 

22. It's Christmas. 

23. It's New Year. 

24. A glass of red is good for your health, don't you know?

25. You're supporting the local economy. 

26. You're cripplingly lonely and it's the only way to meet people. 

27. You're on a first date, and getting drunk is the only way to break the ice. 

28. Dark beer contains fibre, and you once saw an advert that said fibre keeps you regular. 

29. You got a promotion. :) 

30. You got fired. :( 

31. There's nothing on TV and you've literally watched ALL of Netflix. 

32. You got dumped. 

33. Your housemate is a dick and you need to get out. 

34. You really fancy some pork scratchings but can't justify eating them without a beer. 

35. There will be tables available at this time of day. 

36. You read the word "pub" in a book today and now you can't stop thinking about it. 

37. You have a strict "three-drink minimum" rule before you can order a dirty takeaway, and you REALLY want a dirty takeaway. 

38. You fancy the person who works behind the bar. 

39. Because the pub offers a wide selection of real ales, and it would be rude not to try all of them. 

40. Because it's on the way home from work. 

41. You're hungover and require hair of the dog. 

42. You need to get off social media and try talking to people in the real world. 

43. It will be a great place to send an Instagram story from. 

44. Because no great story starts with "I was on my sofa watching Come Dine With Me". 

45. It's showing the football. 

46. It's showing the rugby. 

47. It's showing the American football. 

48. It's showing the snooker. 

49. Because you managed to get through the day without a drink and therefore you deserve a drink. 

50. It's much nicer than your flat. 

51. If anything you've got too much money and need to get rid of some of it. 

52. You're alive, and if that's not worth celebrating, what is?! 

53. You don't have any glasses at home and you need to steal some. 

54. The clocks have gone back. Or forward. You can't figure out which. Either way, beer. 

55. You've run out of alcohol at home. 

56. Because as if you have the energy to cook a Sunday roast yourself. 

57. If you spend another second reading comments on Facebook you'll lose all faith in humanity. 

58. You saw a spider in your house and so you live in the pub now. 

59. It has free Wi-Fi. 

60. You're going to pull a sickie tomorrow. 

61. You're not going to pull a sickie, but being hungover at work makes it slightly more interesting. 

62. Because beer tastes nice. 

63. Wine, too. 

64. Because it makes you happy. 

65. Because why not. 

66. Because you're British.

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