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Blind Pig

Pat from Elk Rapids asked about the establishment known as a blind pig. It was known as a blind tiger in the south, and it was also referred to as a hole in the wall elsewhere. The whole thing was a ruse to sell alcohol illegally. There actually was no animal involved, maimed or not. The fiction was that the customer was paying to see an exotic animal and was given a complimentary drink while viewing it.
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