From the February 1969 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Let's Get It Straight

What's a "grocery"? Is 'a "bone-dry cocktail" just a superdry martini? How many Jeroboams are there in a rehoboam?

The definitions of these and about 1,700 other words and phrases related to alcohol are conveniently indexed in A Dictionary of Words About Alcohol, just published at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.

Authors of the dictionary are Mark Keller and Mairi McCormick of the Center of Alcohol Studies at the state university. Keller is a research specialist in documentation and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Studies on...