From the March 1975 magazine.

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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--"I just made the liquor to try and lose weight," an accused moonshiner told the court.

The bathtub of illegal booze at his home was not for drinking, he said. It was there to lie in. "I filled my bathtub with the liquor, then lay in it for 45 minutes, to make my stomach shrink," he told the court.

The prosecuting attorney said he was skeptical about the man's explanation....

-- AP