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POLISH HIGHBALL

A POLISH HIGHBALL CONSISTS OF THE DRINKER DRINKING A SHOT OF
WHISKEY AND THEN HAVING A MUG OF BEER AS A CHASER. THE BEER NEED
NOT BE CHUGGED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Non-alcoholic cereal beverage N444.2
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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DEPTH CHARGE

A DEPTH CHARGE CONSISTS OF A MUG OF BEER IN WHICH A SHOT GLASS
FULL OF WHISKEY IS DROPPED IN. THE DRINKER THEN MUST CHUG THE
CONTENTS OF THE MUG.

Submitter comment: HE REMARKED THAT THE MIXTURE OF A SHOT PLUS THE FACT HE MUST CHUG
THE MUG CAN MAKE ONE VERY DRUNK VERY FAST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DRINKING GAME?

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Fermented
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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BOILERMAKER

A BOILERMAKER IS A DRINK CONSISTING OF A MUG OF BEER WITH A SHOT OF
WHISKEY IN IT. SOME PEOPLE I HAVE TALKED TO HAVE CALLED THIS A
DEPTH CHARGE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Fermented
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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MINT JULEP

THIS IS A DRINK TRADITIONALLY SERVED AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY.
IT IS MADE WITH ICE, MINT, SUGAR, WATER, AND KENTUCKY BOURBON.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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RECIPE

PUERTO RICAN RECIPE FOR COQUITO, WHICH IS TRADITIONALLY SERVED
TO GUESTS DURING THE CHRISTMAS HOLDIAY SEASON, TO TOAST
AND DRINK TO ONE ANOTHER'S GOOD HEALTH. 1 AND 1/2 CANS
COCO LOPEZ; 1 AND 1/2 CANS PINA COLADA; 3 CANS CARNATION MILK;
1 AND 1/2 FIFTHS OF RUM; ONE DOZEN EGG YOLKS; 1/2 CUP SUGAR;
1 TBSP. CINNAMON; 1 OUNCE VANILLA; 4-5 ICE CUBES. BLEND ALL
INGREDIENTS IN BLENDER TILL DISSOLVED. POUR INTO
TIGHTLY CAPPED BOTTLES AND REFRIGERATE.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: CA00001970S

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BIRTH CUSTOM

IN SOME UKRANIAN VILLAGES, WHEN A BABY GIRL IS BORN, HER FATHER
TAKES A BOTTLE OF PLUM WHISKEY AND BURIES IT IN THEIR BACKYARD.
ON THE GIRL'S WEDDING DAY, HE DIGS IT UP AND THEY TOAST THE YOUNG
COUPLE FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT, ASSUMED ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): WISH

James Callow Keyword(s): UKRAINIAN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 03-02-1971

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SUPERSTITION

DRINKING GIN CAUSES WRINKLES. MO OTHER LIQUOR WILL HAVE THIS
RESULT.

Submitter comment: WHEN QUESTIONED, THE INFORMANT COULD OFFER NO EXPLANATION AS TO
WHY GIN IS THE ONLY LIQUOR THAT HAS WRINKLES AS A RESULT.
PERHAPS SOMEONE IN HIS FAMILY DRANK HIGH AMOUNTS OF GIN AND HAD
A LOT OF WRINKLES. HE MAY HAVE SUBCONSCIOUSLY CONNECTED THE TWO AS
CAUSE AND EFFECT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALLEN PARK

Subject headings: Favorites
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Specific distinguishing characteristic Dimple, wart, mole, scar, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, bruise, spot (on any part of body)
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 10-00-1980

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Frogman Shot

This is a Seal tradition involving the consumption of alcohol.
The shot consists of tequila, rum, and whiskey. The men partaking of
the Frogman shot must first put the shot in their mouths, and hold it
for as long as they can. They then return the alcohol to the shot
glass and repeat the process. After the alcohol is returned to the
glass for a second time, the men must hold their breath for as long
as possible, exhale completely, and finally drink the shot.

Submitter comment: This disgusting tradition has caused many new Seals to feel a
bit "under the weather."

Where learned: United States Navy Seals

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F535
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled
Food Drink -- Special Form and PurposeObject of Bodily Consumption

Date learned: 06-00-1991

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If you keep whiskey on the window ledge, it will keep evil
thoughts from disturbing your home.

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled
BELIEF -- Home
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 00-00-1970

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GIN IS THE SEDUCTIVE DRINK. IT MAKES YOU AFFECTIONATE
AND GULLIBLE.

Submitter comment: APHRODISIAC

Where learned: SCHOOL

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: 03-05-1968

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ITALIAN DRINKING CUSTOM

AFTER AN ITALIAN MEAL, A LIQUOR CALLED SAN BUCA IS SERVED.
THIS DRINK CONTAINS THREE COFFEE BEANS. AS THE PERSON DRINKS,
HE IS REQUIRED TO EAT THE COFFEE BEANS AS HE CONSUMES THE
DRINK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage Distilled

Date learned: 02-14-1968

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