Sat 12 Aug, 2017 09:09 am
He had witnessed the Third Reich’s ‘massive preparations and mobilisation of her youth’. Yet here in London, his friends were ‘blissfully interested in cricket, tennis, gold and the results of the four-thirty’.
Does "the results of four thirty" have any specific meaning in Great Britain during the 1930s and 1940s?
Sounds like a horse race to me.