On a lucrative job with an energy firm, he put one of his "alkie
security guards" on every mile of a seven-mile cable that stretched from Coatbridge to Eurocentral.
Colorful cast--including cops, thugs, an alkie
gumshoe, a creative black marketeer, politicians, protestors and prosties--renders pic fun, if expediently silly, en route to a (literally) bang-up finale.
Arsonist and alkie
Phil Mitchell proved he's also an accomplished analyst by describing demented Joe Wicks as "the Bolton Fruitcake" in EastEnders.
Leanne sealing his lips with a kiss may stop alkie
Barlow The Bigamist (below) being able to have a drink, but he won't just fall off the wagon, but do a backflip and triple somersault into the gutter when given a present of a bottle of Scotch.
Carol - Weatherfield's answer to Charles Kennedy - got her marching orders from fed-up son Jamie over her outrageous suggestion that he fancies Frankie - which he does.
"She smells, she had black teeth, she's a typical either druggie or alkie
because she's dead skinny."
I am not an alkie
get pissed and lie about in gutters.
He argued with his mum, abattle-axe in baffies, and his dad, an alkie
who lived in a shed.
"I wasn't a pure alkie
but I was getting there," he recalls.
Abandoned by her husband, a mother of four turns to the bottle and sparks up an unlikely friendship with a fellow alkie
They were called the alkie
brothers by neighbours."
Secondly, Leanne's going out with Danny's son Jamie, who's having a hard time due to the fact that he's just tracked down his real mum, a super-needy alkie
who calls him every 17 seconds.
But that was my way of thinking I wasn't an alkie
because I had waited until a certain part of the day when the pubs were open.
Tracy Toher expressed her concern about the problems in the city centre, posting: "Was in the town yesterday and it was full of junkies and alkies
. I wouldn't go near the place if I could get away with it but I can't let my mum go on her own because she might get robbed."
Leo, under the impression that he used to be an alcoholic, attends an AA meeting and admits quite honestly that "I don't really remember my drinking days" (cue nods of recognition from the former alkies