The name is used with the parenthesis to indicate support of Scottish, Canadian, and Japanese whiskies (no e) as well as Irish and American whiskeys (with an e). The day publicly supports Parkinsons Disease research in addition to enjoying Whiskey.
View of billboard advertising Olco whiskey; billboard depicts men in passenger car next to mountains, river and inn; waiter holds tray with whiskey bottle and glasses; billboard reads: “Always ask for Olco whiskey, it leaves you younger; good for medicinal purposes, O.B. Cook & Co., sale owners.” Recorded in glass negative ledger: “D/Signs & signboards.”
Courtesy of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library
My Collection… 20th C and Contemporary Fiction, Part 7: Fr-Ha. Highlights are Frayn’s ‘Headlong’ and Groff’s ‘Fates and Furies’. Has anyone read 'City on Fire’ before?? It was a definite impulse buy - I loved the neon pink title, and the blurb sounds great too!
In March of 1907, Congress passed the Expatriation Act, which decreed, among other things, that U.S. women who married non-citizens were no longer Americans. If their husband later became a naturalized citizen, they could go through the naturalization process to regain citizenship.
But none of these rules applied to American men when they chose a spouse.
20th Century Favourites, Part 1: Hugh Walpole. I’m halfway through the Herries Chronicles, a 200-year family saga set in the Lake District. Very entertaining indeed, with some arresting passages of prose. Another neglected writer from the past…