- A pipe covered in silk or the skin of a dried frog for at least 3 days will allow that pipe to smoke slower than normal. Fact! Unfortunately, this is why the use of silk and dried frog skin as pipe socks has died out. Those in the know wish to keep this secret.
- Years ago, incarcerated fellows within the state of Georgia who were to be behind bars for more than 4 years were forced to learn slow smoking techniques. Fact! This guaranteed the state of Georgia a formidable crop of champion slow smokers on a very regular basis. The Georgia/Alabama slow smoking rivalry was so great that at one point in history, it nearly began a war between the states.