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Never, ever, go in to work early.

Some kick the bucket, others kick the safe. Jasper Newton “Jack” Daniel (1846 – 1911) Mr. Daniel arrived early for work one day and attempted to access the company safe. That morning he had difficulty remembering the combination. After several attempts, he got angry and kicked the safe in frustration. The kick caused him to badly […]

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“American literature floats on whiskey.”

That’s what a college English professor once said to me. Now that I’m older, and well-read, I can see the truth in that statement. Here are quotes from some personal favorites to prove it:   HUNTER S. THOMPSON [1937-2005] “I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” ERNEST […]

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Never trust a man who doesn’t drink.

James Arthur Crumley Son, never trust a man who doesn’t drink because he’s probably a self-righteous sort, a man who thinks he knows right from wrong all the time. Some of them are good men, but in the name of goodness, they cause most of the suffering in the world. They’re the judges, the meddlers. […]

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Happiness made easy.

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Preventative Medicine Through Whisky Drinking

“The medical kit had been given a good deal of thought. There were nembutal, butesin picrate for sunburn, a thousand two-grain quinine capsules, two-percent mercuric oxide salve for barnacle cuts, cathartics, ammonia, mercurochrome, iodine, alcaroid, and, last, some whisky for medicinal purposes. This did not survive our leave-taking, but since no one was ill on […]

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Apathetic Whiskey Surfer

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What Have You Done?

“I’ve had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that’s a record… after thirty-nine years, this is all I’ve done.” — The poet Dylan Thomas’s dying words.

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