60 YEARS AGO.
Oh, Demon demon, supernatural being, generally malevolent in character. In general, the more civilized pagan societies came to consider demons as powerful, supernatural beings who lacked the dignity of gods and who, depending on the circumstance, might be either benevolent or Alcohol
FREQUENT OVERINDULGENCE o·ver·in·dulge
v. o·ver·in·dulged, o·ver·in·dulg·ing, o·ver·in·dulg·es
1. To indulge (a desire, craving, or habit) to excess: overindulging a fondness for chocolate. in liquor outside working hours, which results in greatly reduced efficiency at work, constitutes misconduct MISCONDUCT. Unlawful behaviour by a person entrusted in any degree: with the administration of justice, by which the rights of the parties and the justice of the, case may have been affected.
2. connected with employment, the Illinois Division of Placement and Unemployment Compensation ruled recently.
Under the state job insurance law, a worker discharged for misconduct in connection with his work may be penalized pe·nal·ize
tr.v. pe·nal·ized, pe·nal·iz·ing, pe·nal·iz·es
1. To subject to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or official regulation. See Synonyms at punish.
2. by having his benefits delayed for as long as six weeks. The decision was given in the case of a young foundry worker who because of repeated nights of overindulgence in liquor could produce only about one-third of the normal amount of work. When the worker was discharged, he filed a claim for benefits which was challenged by his former employer.
Wood Products May 1940