From the April 1970 magazine.

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Tell Those St. Bernards

"Is it true that a drink or two of liquor will warm up an individual?". . .

Actually, no. In the circulatory system, alcohol causes the capillaries that are just under the skin to dilate so they can carry more blood. The skin, flushed with warm blood, feels warmer. And so does the drinker.

-- Rocky Mountain News

Denver, Colorado

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