From the December 1945 magazine.

Barley !!! Corn !!!

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Speaking of alcoholic rationalizing: He was on a binge but was trying to taper off. He thought of wine. Ah, that's the stuff! It's not as strong as whiskey. Why, he said profoundly to himself, sherry, for instance, is only 20 percent in alcoholic content. Then he thought a bit more. Only 20 percent? Mmm. . . And so he got two instead of one bottle of sherry!

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