“And if it runs out I can stop at a drug-store. You can buy anything at a drug-store nowadays.”

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter VII) on Rap Genius


This is one of Tom’s greatest digs at Gatsby. Tom had recently found out that Gatsby was the owner of many drug stores, and sold bootleg alcohol at these stores. So he’s making a not so subtle reference to that fact and it ends up being pretty effective in silencing Gatsby.

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