Tuesday 5 October 2010

R.D.Blumenfeld on Drinking Culture

Wednesday, June 22, 1887

I think it a strange habit for business men of all ranks to knock off at eleven o'clock in the morning and go out to a public-house for a drink. I notice this particularly in the City in the neighbourhood of the Bank. Champagne at sixpence a glass appears to be the favourite tipple.

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