Volstead Famous Quotes & Sayings

2 Volstead Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I took a big draft of my beer, warmed by my reminiscences, and quietly delighted at the thought that my schooldays were forever behind me, that never again for as long as I lived would I have to bevel an edge or elucidate the principles of the Volstead Act in not less than 250 words or give even a mouse-sized shit about which far-flung countries produce jute and what they do with it. It is a thought that never fails to cheer me. InBill Bryson Volstead Sayings By Bill Bryson: I took a big draft of my beer, warmed by my reminiscences, and quietly delighted
The Volstead Act, prohibiting the production, sale, and transport of "intoxicating liquors," became law on January 17, 1920. Prohibition didn't prohibit much, and incited a great deal. By September 1922 it was already obvious that prohibition, known with varying degrees of irony as the Great Experiment, was experimenting mostly with the laws of unintended consequences. Its greatest success was in loosening the nation's inhibitions with bathtub gin - what they called "synthetic" liquor.Sarah Churchwell Volstead Sayings By Sarah Churchwell: The Volstead Act, prohibiting the production, sale, and transport of "intoxicating liquors," became law on