By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer | December 12, 2013 06:30pm ET
| James Bond preferred his vodka martini shaken, not stirred. (Here a still of Still of Pierce Brosnan in Die Another Day.)
Credit: Photo by Keith Hamshere – © 2002 DANJAQ, LLC AND UNITED ARTISTS CORPORATION.
James Bond’s famous catchphrase “shaken, not stirred” may have stemmed from his inability to stir his drinks due to an alcohol-induced tremor affecting his hands, researchers reveal in a new, tongue-in-cheek medical report.
Such a tremor would be likely in a spy who drank more than four times the recommended limit of alcohol throughout his missions, they said, writing in a special Christmas issue of the BMJ — a lighthearted edition of the medical journal that includes real