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  • Devlin was referring to Alcoholics Anonymous, founded by Bill W.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • I called the Alcoholics Anonymous hotline number and found a meeting in Lafayette.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • The name Alcoholics Anonymous is symbolic of the fact that you can be anybody and your identity will not be asked if you so wish and never revealed.

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • Mr. Sheen also referred to Alcoholics Anonymous, the organization that treats alchoholism by using group therapy sessions, as a "bootleg cult," and claimed that it has a 5% success rate.

    Plug Pulled on 'Two and a Half Men'

  • In a groundbreaking new study titled Alcoholics Anonymous attendance following 12-step treatment participation as a link between alcohol-dependent fathers 'treatment involvement and their children's externalizing problems in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment researchers Jasmina Andreas and Timothy O'Farrell in association with Brown University, Harvard Medical School and VA Boston Healthcare System proposed that fathers' greater treatment involvement in 12-step attendance would benefit later child behavior.

    Darren Littlejohn: The 12 Steps: A Necessary But Not Sufficient Cause For Recovery

  • To borrow a phrase from Alcoholics Anonymous, humility requires not that we think less of ourselves, but that we think of ourselves less often.

    Egonomics

  • • He calls Alcoholics Anonymous a "bootleg cult" with a success rate of only five percent, and that he is 100 percent: "Newsflash ...

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • • He calls Alcoholics Anonymous a "bootleg cult" with a success rate of only five percent, and that he is 100 percent: "Newsflash … I am special and I will never be one of you.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • It was a Big Book meeting, one in which the participants read from the book that is the centerpiece of the fellowship known as Alcoholics Anonymous.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • The second was a self-help fellowship called Alcoholics Anonymous AA.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

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  • Or the consumption of plaster by hungry alcoholics reduced to a dwam.

    January 28, 2010

  • Plaster could refer to the consumption of alcohol.

    January 28, 2010

  • Broken example (doesnlt contain the word):
    "# A rectangle of plaster covered the wound on his forehead. — Hard Frost"

    January 28, 2010