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What is "it" in "gin and it"?

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What is "it" in "gin and it"?

Marsha | Jun 13, 2007 04:39 PM

I have often read in my British detective novels that people would order "gin and it" and I have never been able to find out what the "it" is. Vermouth? Tonic? Bitters? Does anyone have a definitive answer (or any answer at all)?

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