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November 15, 1910: New York Abolishes Common Cup

November 15, 1910New York Times headline—Would Abolish Common Cup. “Albany, Nov. 15—“There is no excuse for a public drinking cup, on the train or anywhere else, now that penny-in-the-slot machines serve out paper cups and that metal collapsible cups can be purchased for a dime,” says a circular sent out by the State Department of Health. 110 more words


October 30, 1912: 102nd Anniversary of Regulation Banning the Common Cup

October 30, 1912. At the turn of the 20th century, public health professionals were still struggling to incorporate the precepts of the germ theory into all of their protocols. 1,035 more words


My Annual Rant Against the Offense of Wafer-Dipping

This Is My Annual Rant Against Wafer-Dipping in the Wine; Please Read It

I’d rather catch your cold,

or your Flu, or your AIDS . . 942 more words

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