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  • "Beer goggles", "Cider Visor" and "Stella vision" [14] are slang terms for a phenomenon in which consumption of alcohol lowers sexual inhibitions The "beer goggles" are considered to have distorted the "wearer's" vision, making unattractive people appear beautiful, or at least passably. — “Alcohol and sex - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Requested by: Carcharoth (talk) 09:27, 21 June 2008 (UTC) Interest of the translation: Has a French Wikipedia page and a Wikisource page at Amédée Guillemin. Goggling also brings up a fair amount, though mainly about his books and publications. — “Wikipedia:Translation/*/Translation Requests/June 2008”, en.wikipedia.org
  • I would like to mention that the word "googly" is a play on the word "goggle" as in goggles. internet sources that indicate this is true. And, it makes sence as goggles make your eyes googly. — “Talk:Googly eyes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Big spanishy eyes goggling at nothing. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • Though true cylinders without–within, the villanous green goggling glasses deceitfully tapered downwards to a cheating bottom. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville

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