smutty british expression?

David Dorward david at
Thu Feb 13 14:22:39 GMT 2014

On 13 Feb 2014, at 13:56, Sue Spence wrote:

> Today I learned that a pint cost about 20p when HHGTTG was written.

There's a nice scene in Doctor Who: Battlefield (1989) which is set in 
in a country pub in the far flung future of 1999.

Barman: "That'll be five pounds please"

Ace: "HOW much?!"

Doctor: Remember Ace, we are in the future.

It would be nice to get three drinks for a fiver today. :)

David Dorward

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