Just what the hell is wrong with people? To follow up on my post below, I see behavior like this and people call marijuana a gateway drug? Guess it is . . . for stupid people. But barring that, they will find something else to do.Surrounded by cheering rugby players, applauded by fellow members of the university netball team, 19-year-old Melissa Fontaine tipped back her head and giggled as fellow drinkers in the Students' Union bar pulled apart her eyelids and allowed them to pour a shot of vodka into her left eye.
'Vodka eyeballing', as it is known in student circles, is the latest drinking craze to sweep through Britain's universities.Not surprisingly, her doctor was stunned when she went to see him. Melissa, who previously had perfect eyesight, was referred to an ophthalmologist, who told her that she had permanent scarring on the cornea of her left eye.
Those who do it claim that it induces feelings of drunkenness at break-neck speeds, providing an instant high.