EVERY book should have a foreword they tell me, and unaccustomed as I am to public speak-reminds me of the story of the two Irishmen. . . . Like the orange, I owe my success to Prohibition, and like a great many other people I never thought of taking a drink before Prohibition. … Of course I was pretty young then, but I can remember one of my favorite childhood verses was “Old King Cole” which my father used to read to me in the old Knickerbocker Bar . . . after that we always used to pick orange blossoms at the Astor. … In fact my father said, only the other day when we met one of his old cronies, “why I can remember Junior when he was no higher than the Waldorf Bar!” . . . But speaking of Prohibition, I sincerely hope this little volume will bring cheer to those of you who try these concoctions and no headaches, and, though we may never meet, I say “Shake It”
From the Book Here’s How! by Judge Jr. New York Leslie-Judge Company, 1927. .