HFM 104 | Where Does the Phrase “On the Wagon” Come From?

December 15, 2014



Why do drunks fall off the wagon while teetotalers stay on the wagon? Some say it has to do with an English tradition before execution. Others say it comes from America’s temperance movement. Find out which one is correct!

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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