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Friday May 14th

3rd hour went to John Sargeaunt. He spoke of surnames and I learnt, which amused and interested me, that Ming-ees = Menzies, Bred-doll-ban = Breadalbane, and the other ones I knew before. This was a propos of the pronunciation of … Continue reading

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Sunday April 4th

Got up and went to Early Service this morning. Later in the full glory of my new ‘horsey suit’ went down to Oxted by the 10.20. Travelled down with the Member (H. Brodie M.P.) but fortunately we both relapsed into … Continue reading

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