smutty british expression?
dominic at thoreau-online.net
Thu Feb 13 09:46:42 GMT 2014
On 13 February 2014 08:26, Kieren Diment <diment at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13/02/2014, at 7:00 PM, Sue Spence wrote:
> > I wish I could get fish for 4p now.
> "Six pints of bitter," said Ford Prefect to the barman of the Horse and
> Groom. "And quickly please, the world's about to end."
> "What's that, foregone conclusion then you reckon sir?" said the barman.
> "Arsenal without a chance?"
> Things don't all change - Arsenal are still periodically reckoned to be
without a chance (and this is coming from an Arsenal fan....)l
> Ford slapped a five-pound note on the bar. He said, "Keep the change."
> "What, from a fiver? Thank you sir."
You'll generally get change from a fiver for *a* pint, but not two. Unless
you're drinking really rubbish stuff, or inside a Sam Smiths' pub. (at
least in London. Which Arthur's house wasn't.)
And a big "Hiya" goes out to the fun crew from GCHQ.
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