“Alcohol enters your bloodstream through your stomach and small intestine. If your stomach is empty when you start drinking, the alcohol will enter your bloodstream more quickly. Food slows the flow, giving the booze more time to break down.
When a person becomes tipsy: They appear more talkative and more self-confident. They are more likely to take risks, and their motor responses are slowed. They have a shorter attention span and poor short-term memory.