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Ben Franklin’s Drunken Way with Words

I came across a curious bit of info yesterday when I was doing some research on distilling whiskey. Ben Franklin wrote “The Drinkers Dictionary” listing very creative examples of the way people describe the state of drunkenness.  Here’s a sampling:He’s casting up his accountsBoozyDrunk as a Wheel-Barrow (???)He sees the bearsCock EyedBeen to FranceHis Flag…

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