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Damn Long Time between Drinks

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In both North and South Carolina, there is a story of a supposed conversation between the governors of the two states in which one remarks to the other, 'It's a damn long time between drinks.' Historians have attempted to track down the saying to its origin but have had little success. Purported roots of the saying have been identified between governors in 1838, 1867, and the 1870s.
Administration of Justice Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. 59 Issue 2, 1982, p160-171 , il, por, f