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National Beer Day – who said what? [quiz]

April 7, 2017

An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 6th April 2017, written by the Oxford Reference marketing team.

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'National Beer Day is celebrated every year in the United States, on 7 April. It marks the day that the Cullen-Harrison Act came into force, after being signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on 22 March 1933.

On signing the legislation, Roosevelt made his famous remark “I think this would be a good time for a beer”. With Roosevelt’s words ringing in our ears, we thought this would be a good time to test your knowledge. Do you know who coined the slogan “I’m only here for the beer”, or who described prohibition as making you “want to cry into your beer” whilst denying you “the beer to cry into”?'


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