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Response to sarge43 (Reply #11)

Sat Oct 6, 2012, 06:31 PM

16. Back then, if you didn't drink, businesspeople assumed it was because you were an alcoholic...

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... who was "lacking in overall self-control" and thus not to be trusted fully with important matters.
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Those who didn't drink for whatever reason learned to VERY discreetly order martinis consisting of
nothing but water with an olive in it.
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Smoking not so much... there was no actual stigma whether you smoked or not.
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