I've finished reading Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King. I have highlighted 500 hundred words. Some words are not clear to me at all. One of them is a kind of a shop I've never heard before i.e. Rock-and-gem shop.
Is it typical for your country?
‘Eight dollars in any rock-and-gem shop,’ he said, ‘but I realize that in a business like yoursyou work on a cost-plus basis — ’ (from Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption (Stephen King)