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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

The Doubner Maggid once ate dinner at the house of a wealthy man, who urged him to drink. The Maggid drank one glass of wine, and the wealthy man asked him to drink another, which the Maggid did, despite protesting, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

Kingsley Amis enjoyed drinking alcohol a lot, and he drank a lot of alcohol. He even wrote three books about alcohol: On Drink, Everyday Drinking, and How’s Your Glass? He once attended a stand-up (not dinner) party at which he was … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

BOGART AND BACALL ON THE SET OF THE BIG SLEEP; By Warner Bros. Studio (ebay front back) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons  Film actor Humphrey Bogart stayed true to his tough-guy image. Just before he died, he said, “I should never … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

Oskar Schindler (Wiki Commons; Public Domain) Oskar Schindler saved over 1,000 Jews from the Holocaust. He hired Jews to work in his factories, assuring the Nazis that the Jews were skilled workers, although they often were not, and he paid … Continue reading

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