Drynuary—January with no booze—is a bad idea. January is bad enough with alcohol. And why kid yourself that you're detoxing when you know very well you're going to greet February 1 with a stiff drink, followed by more. If you make it that long.
I propose a new New Year's regime. I propose Shochuary: one month where your only alcoholic drink is the low-alcohol Japanese spirit called shochu.
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It's reason enough that Shochuary sounds cool and Drynuary sounds silly, but here are five more: