From the December 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Saved by a 'Swindle'

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.

Stopped by the highway patrol bobbies in Kent, England, the man seemed a little tipsy to police as he got out of the car. Suspecting he was driving under the influence, they gave him a Breathalyzer test. To the surprise of both the officers and the driver, he passed it, despite his having just consumed six beers.

But instead of being overjoyed by the prospect of beating a ticket,...

-- Friends Magazine