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Celebrate Repeal Day With These All-Time-Great Drinking Quotes (and by Drinking)

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”

– Ernest Hemingway

December 5, also known as Repeal Day, is the anniversary of the day President Franklin Delano Roosevelt finally ended the 18th Amendment, also known as Prohibition—also known as the stupidest constitutional amendment America has ever concocted. What the hell were we thinking?

The quote above from Papa is one of our favorites, and there are plenty more in the above video. Many of mankind’s Senior Imbibers of All Time are honored there, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oscar Wilde, Raymond Chandler, Dylan Thomas, Mark Twain and many more.

Man, writers really seem to love the bottle, don’t they? Anyway, looks like it’s just about beer o’clock, so we’re off to happy hour. Cheers!

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