What does the phrase, “Who-Hit-John” mean?

What does the phrase, “Who-Hit-John” mean?

David Charlie Andersen

Kresgeville, Pennsylvania

The origin of the term is unknown, but “Who-Hit-John” refers to liquor, beer or other intoxicating spirits—especially the cheap kind. One might say of a drunk, “He had a little too much Who-Hit-John.” Anyone who’s ever been on a cheap drunk knows the feeling.

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