11 Origins of Common Drinking PhrasesBrent Rose8/08/14 5:05pm1087EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThere's a lot of slang associated with drinking. Three sheets to the wind. Hair of the dog. On the wagon. We all know them, we all use them, but most of us don't know where they came from or what they really mean. Read on, and you'll be the smartest person at the bar.