Why isn't "bevo l'alcol" acceptable. The article is more often than not used with beverages where English would / could omit it.
You should report it, I am pretty sure that is correct.
wilkinsnick: I will as soon as I sober up. Thanks.
Haha! most of the questions in this section were about alcohol so Duolingo must realise that is the most important thing we need to know how to say!
Is alcol a borrowed word, because I notice that italian words always end in a vowel?
Yes, and as strange as it might seem it's an Arabic word, just like algebra, algorithm, alchemy, chemistry
Do you know if it first meant a material for disinfection of wounds or the known group of drinks?
It is what it is.
I ask the same question
Exactly - this is precisely what's driving me to drink (the) alcohol! :-)
Yeah. I'm too young though =(