Jerry the Town Drunk

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Jerry the Town Drunk

Post by avaneesh912 » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:41 pm

This was Clarense Snyders favorite (Home Brewmeister):

There was a guy named Jerry the town drunk, he was homeless, dirty, dishaveled, his hind-end hanging out of the birches... One day he kicks the bucket. So this created a problem for the local people. They had to bury him. First they had to find a taylor, a barber and an undertaker. which they did. And after some difficulty found a priest for his last rites. At the funeral, the priest didn't know what to say, so he goes "we all knew Jerry....yada yada...i don't know what else to say" but I want you all to come and take a look at Jerry and see how good he looks since he quit drinking!!!!
Show him the mental twist which leads to the first drink of a spree. We suggest you do this as we have done it in the chapter on alcoholism.(Alcoholics Anonymous, Page 92)

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