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January 1964

The Anecdote Bin

Dedicated to the lighter side of our common problem

WE'VE just heard a significant story about two AAs who were making a Twelfth Step call. During the proceedings, the remorseful rummy asked one of them how long he had been a member of the fellowship. "Ten years," was the reply. The pigeon nodded, then put the question to the second man, who answered, "Five weeks." The suffering alky stared. "Five weeks!" he exclaimed. "How in hell did you do it?"


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