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Book Talk on 'Moxie'

Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Farnsworth House, Jamaica Plain MA

Dec 08 2019
Book Talk on 'Moxie'

The phrase “She’s got a lot of moxie!” is taken to mean that one has nerve, vigor, & grit. And unless born and raised in New England, Americans are generally quite unaware that the root of this expression is a bittersweet patent medicine turned soda.

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society for a talk on the new book 'Moxie'. The phrase "She's got a lot of moxie!" is taken to mean that one has nerve, vigor, and grit. And unless born and raised in New England, Americans are generally quite unaware that the root of this expression is a bittersweet patent medicine turned soda pop originally called Moxie Nerve Food, which was guaranteed to cure nervous exhaustion and a host of associated ailments. First bottled in 1885, today it is the

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