From the January 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

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Never underestimate the ingenuity of an alcoholic.

Every day, the man came to his job in an industrial plant cold sober. And every day by quitting time, he was bombed. Supervisors searched his lunch pail. They searched his locker. They searched the areas he worked in. No bottle.

Then someone remarked about his penchant for eating raisins, and the jar of them he always kept at...

-- The Journal Addiction Research Foun