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  1. The Code of Hammurabi decreed that bartenders who watered down beer would be executed.

  2. Harry Yee, a Hawaiian bartender who created the Blue Hawaiian drink, was the first person to use paper parasols and orchids in mixed drinks, and helped popularize Tiki culture in the United States. He started bartending in 1952 and is still alive today at the age of 100.

  3. There is only one resident of Monowi, Nebraska. She's the bartender, librarian, and Mayor of the town.

  4. Monowi, a town in Nebraska, has a population of one person; the Mayor pays taxes to herself and acts as bartender and librarian

  5. The Code of Hammurabi decreed that bartenders who watered down beer would be executed

  6. The man with the second highest IQ in the world (192) worked as a bartender and nude model, and is currently unemployed. He takes 38 pills/drugs a day, goes to the gym daily, and is writing a book.

  7. Scientists once recruited theater students to drunkenly stumble into bars, to test whether bartenders over-serve patrons. They found that bartenders were more likely to over-serve drunk women than men.

  8. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2012 there were 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders, 323,000 restaurant servers, and 80,000 heavy-duty truck drivers with bachelor’s degrees -- a number exceeding that of uniformed personnel in the U.S. Army.

  9. "that we now have 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders, 323,000 restaurant servers, and 80,000 heavy-duty truck drivers with bachelor’s degrees"

  10. The Code of Hammurabi decreed that bartenders who watered down beer would be executed.

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Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender. He was the part owner of a saloon in Springfield, Illinois, called Berry and Lincoln.

The espresso martini was invented when a young woman asked a famous London bartender for a drink that would "Wake me up, then fuck me up."

A Manhattan Dennys has a Grand Slam breakfast for two that costs $300. It also comes with a bottle of Dom Perignon and a high five from the bartender.

Cops are significantly less likely to die on the job than bartenders and cab drivers.

Abraham Lincoln is the only president in U.S. history to also have been a licensed bartender.

A Cornell University study found that a sample of bartenders poured over 20% more liquor into short, wide glasses than into tall, slender glasses. More experienced bartenders were better, but still poured over 10% more into the shorter glasses.

Channing Tatum earned $400 for dancing and playing a bartender in Ricky Martin's 'She Bangs' music video.

Lime juice on skin, when exposed to sunlight, can cause a poison ivy type rash called phytophotodermatitis. It is common for bartenders making margaritas but can also be a problem for basic skincare products like deodorants and lotions that use real lime.

One origin story behind Espresso Martini is that it was created by a bartender at Freds Club in London for a young lady who asked for something that would, "Wake me up, and then fuck me up."

Emanuel Ninger aka "Jim the Penman" would spend weeks expertly forging single US & British currency notes by hand; only to be later caught by a bartender with wet fingers.

The lowest population town in the US is Monowi, Nebraska. It has one resident and she serves as the town's Mayor, librarian and bartender. There are only 3 housing units with only one occupied by the single town resident.

Stanislaw Maczek, commander of the 1st Polish Armored Division in World War II. He led it to help liberate France and the Netherlands. After the war he was stripped of citizenship by Communist Poland, denied a pension from Allied states, and worked as a bartender in Edinburgh until the 1960s.

It is illegal for NYC bartenders to refuse alcoholic beverages to a pregnant woman

“sinking” the act of pouring out champagne in the sink. As a reaction to the ban of spraying champagne in many bars, rich people started ordering an extra bottle and asking the bartender to pour it out in the sink.

Scientists once recruited theater students to stumble drunkenly into 153 Norwegian bars and ask for another drink. They found that bartenders were much more likely to over-serve drunk women than men.

Marco's father worked as bartender to support the family while his mother took on a variety of jobs as well.

Bacardi 151 was discontinued after people kept suing after getting burned from bartenders trying fire tricks

There is a bar in a tourist-oriented area of Seoul that refuses to serve non-Koreans. The bartender maintains that this is legal because Korea doesn't have anti-discrimination laws.

The Irish car bomb is deemed offensive to some people, and some bartenders with even refuse to serve it.

NBC originally wanted Bill Cosby to play womanizing bartender Sam Malone in Cheers

A bartender in 1861 invented the Black Velvet cocktail (a layer of Guinness atop some sparkling wine) to mourn the death of Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert. The Guinness symbolizes a mourner's arm band.

Both Churchill and Hitchcock preferred their gin martinis with no vermouth. They asked the bartender only to 'glance' at the bottle of vermouth.

Bartenders in Ireland could refuse to serve unaccompanied (single) women a pint of beer but not liquor until 2000

Scientists once recruited theater students to drunkenly stumble into bars, to test whether bartenders over-serve patrons. They found that bartenders were more likely to over-serve drunk women than men.

Aaron Sorkin wrote most of the story of A Few Good Men on cocktail napkins while he was bartending