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What is the origin of the term bootlegger?


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Answered 2007-07-03 18:01:52

THIS IS NOT CERTAIN .BUT I'VE HEARD IT IS BECAUSE THE MEN UNLOADING THE BOOZE AT THE SEA WOULD BE IN WATER HANDLING THE PRODUCT TO SHORE.THUS THEY HAD TO WEAR HIP WADERS AND FISHERMANS BOOTS. ASK HIM.

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