But to-day, of course, is a half-day, because of yesterday's Bank Holiday.
It might have been a crowd out for enjoyment of a Bank Holiday.
"It's Bank Holiday," Mrs. Drabdump reminded him in tones of acute surprise.
But to have a bad December Bank Holiday is too much of a bad thing.
One can stand that sort of thing on a summer Bank Holiday; one expects it.
It was a Bank ...