Set-ups (was "Boilermakers")

Bob Fitzke fitzke at VOYAGER.NET
Mon Apr 3 14:28:42 UTC 2000

Natalie Maynor wrote:

> It just occurred to me that "brown-bagging" might have been a regional
> term since other places didn't have our (Mississippi's) liquor situation.
> Was it, or do all y'all know the term?
>    --Natalie Maynor (maynor at

If it was regional it included more than one region. In Mich. in the 40s and
50s liquor by the glass was a local option. In cities that hadn't voted for
liquor by the glass, we also had "private" clubs to which we brought our own
booze and the "club" sold the set-ups.


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