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Ep02 Grog in 1740

Ep02 Grog in 1740

Broadcast: 1940
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Added: May 29 2016

On most of the Can You Imagine That broadcasts, we're going to give you the picturesque origin of a word now in common usage in the English language. The word Grog today means any hard liquor or alcoholic beverage. But how many of you know how Grog came to possess its present meaning? Well, it goes back many years - to the year 1740. Lets imagine ourselves back in that year on board an English Man 'o War somewhere on the high seas...