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Subject:  And Today in History Date:  11/6/2012  6:44 AM
Author:  voelkels Number:  78095 of 84580

Also from Tom Fitzmorris’ “New Orleans Menu, Red Bean Edition” for Tuesday, November 6, 2012;
Annals Of Prohibition
Today in 1911, Maine law made it illegal to sell alcoholic beverages within its borders. It became the first dry state. No wonder they call themselves Maniacs. No more gin and Moxie for awhile.

Words To Drink By
"It reminded him of his Uncle Seamus, the notorious and poetic drunk, who would sit down at the breakfast table the morning after a bender, drain a bottle of stout and say 'Ah, the chill of consciousness returns.'"--Molly O'Neill.

Figured y’all would want to know dat too, me

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