In a Lonely Place on 03-11-2019

So Gloria’s gin-and-tonic just got up the nerve to turn to Bogie’s gin-and-tonic and ask what his percentages are, as in whether he thinks he’s principally gin or tonic, which is apparently a thing among G&Ts. Nonetheless, Bogie’s gin-and-tonic is annoyed by the question, believing that life in a glass is too short for small talk. When he was young, Bogart’s gin-and-tonic wanted to be a firework, and although he had the fizz, he lacked the height.⠀