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Old 02-17-2007, 02:10 PM   #1
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Today, in 1933, Prohibition ended.

Raise a pint in honor of this historic day.
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:13 PM   #2
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Yeah but homebrewing wasn't legalized for another 45 years.
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:15 PM   #3
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I thought it ended on December 5th, 1933.

 
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:22 PM   #4
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Then my "Today in History" widget on my Google homepage is wrong.
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:26 PM   #5
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Quote:
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I thought it ended on December 5th, 1933.

Yup a quick google sez you're right......

http://americanhistory.about.com/b/a/048188.htm
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:34 PM   #6
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blaine_Act

The Blaine Act was enacted, which led to the 18th amendment being repealed, was passed today.
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:41 PM   #7
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<Raises Glass> Cheers to that!

 
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Old 02-17-2007, 03:08 PM   #8
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Thanks to cheese posting this in some other long lost thread, there's always a reason.

http://www.moderndrunkardmagazine.co...-drunk-feb.htm

Good enuf for me!

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Old 02-17-2007, 03:28 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bernie Brewer
Yeah but homebrewing wasn't legalized for another 45 years.
So? This is an excuse to raise a pint!
Like we need an excuse...

I'll toast this occasion later today.
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Old 02-17-2007, 03:44 PM   #10
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Wow, this explains a lot then!

Today is a very special day for my family. Today is my wife's birthday, her brother's birthday, and my first born son's birthday. It's like the universe is trying to tell me something!
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