By Christopher Munroe
Drinks with rhyming names are delicious!
The Singapore Sling. The Bahama Mama, they’re playful, summery drinks with playful summery names that are fun to say.
Which, naturally, makes them fun to order, which in turn causes people to order them more often. This isn’t coincidental.
Bartenders aren’t dummies, they know the power of a catchy turn of phrase and they’re highly motivated to keep you drinking. Up to a point…
Eventually, the names become syrup in your mouth and you start to trip over them. This is when they cut you off.
Overall, it’s very useful, as naming conventions go…