Were Twain with us still, he would be a regular on the cover of Cigar Aficionado. On the question of smoking, which has assumed not merely social and ethical but legal, financial, and nearly religious dimensions in our time, Twain seems as reliable as ever: “As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.” But Twain was known to tell some stretchers, and here the editors earn their tenure… to continue reading please click here.