this is in my history book about prohibition in the 1920s and i’m laughing so hard oh my gooooood
Never change, New Orleans.
Facts about Prohibition!
Secret bars called speakeasies proliferated. To demonstrate Americans’ widespread disrespect for prohibition, federal agent Izzy Einstein timed how long it took him to find alcohol in most major cities. It took him 21 minutes in Chicago, and only 31 seconds in New Orleans, when he asked a taxi driver where he could get a drink and the man replied, “right here,” as he pulled out a bottle.]