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150 years ago: The use and abuse of alcohol by young women. Practitioner May 2019;263(1826):28

150 years ago: The use and abuse of alcohol by young women

22 May 2019Registered users

MANY GIRLS WHO LIVE AMONG RICH (especially nouveau riche) and gay society are in the habit, during six months out of the twelve, of taking a daily average of  2, 2½ or 3 ounces of absolute alcohol, a quantity which, if expressed in cheap beer, would be equal to six or seven pints.

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