5 Fascinating Facts About Speakeasies

Why Were They Called Speakeasies?

Because you were supposed to "speak easy," or quietly to avoid attracting attention.

What Else Were Speakeasies Called?

"Blind Pigs", "Blind Tigers", or simply "The Joint".

What Famous Speakeasy Did  Al Copone Frequently Visit?

The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago. It's still open today and is a popular bar and music lounge.

What Is A Flapper?

Fashionable women who visited speakeasies.

Did the government poison alcohol during prohibition?

Yes, read about it in the fascinating book, The Poisoner's Handbook.

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