From the July 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

On Language and the Law

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

A new pamphlet containing a glossary of alcoholism terms has been published by the New York City affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism, following a survey of newspersons who have covered alcoholism stories during the past year.

"A questionnaire was sent to 61 metropolitan-area reporters with the request that they tell us if the basic terms used by alcoholism agencies were...