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Man drinks his way out of the liquid ban

Here’s a one-sentence summary of the Associated Press story: 64-year-old man refuses to give up liter bottle of vodka in the security line at the airport and drinks it instead.

As you’d expect, he felt the effects immediately and a doctor on the scene diagnosed him with life-threatening alcohol poisoning. But who among us, when faced with the prospect of throwing away a new bottle of water or wine (or vodka), or even a still-hot coffee, hasn’t entertained, at least for a moment, the idea of ostentatiously pounding the whole thing while amazed security employees look on?

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