Some taverns boasted that customers could be drunk for a penny and dead drunk for two pence
Some offered a back room with ‘free straw’ where customers were laid to sleep it off until they were able to carouse once more
Tobias Smollett said that that such establishments were “seminaries of drunkenness, debauchery, extravagance and every vice incident to human nature”
Them were the days?
Taken early one morning on Sony ericsson mobile phone