Sunday, January 24, 2021

Bibliotheca Herpetologica 15(2)

Bettelheim, M. P. 2021.   Rotgut and Rattlesnakes— A Brief History of “Snake Bite” Whiskey. Bibliotheca Herpetologica 15(2):14–17. Published January 24, 2021.
There are several men in the wild and wooly west who are afraid M. Pasteur will discover a better remedy for snake bite than whiskey.
—Anonymous (Simonds 1900)
Someone asked the Kentucky Colonel if there was any cure for a snake bite except whiskey. “Who the h— cares whether there is or not!” said the Colonel.
—Anonymous (Milton 1918)

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