In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 7, FDR proclaimed a four day bank holiday.
And so he did, proclaiming a four-day bank holiday on March 7.
It's apt to be unpleasant, traveling in the evening on a bank holiday.
But to-day, of course, is a half-day, because of yesterday's bank holiday.
Our bank holiday Saturnalia seem a flicker of those more expensive high-jinks that went out in a snuff of scandal.
One can stand that sort of thing on a summer bank holiday; one expects it.
It takes even a cageful of monkeys a few days to recover from a bank holiday, and for those few days trade is slack indeed.
But to have a bad December bank holiday is too much of a bad thing.
A moonlight walk on a bank holiday, a little maudlin sentiment, and over you throw all your chances in life.
It was a bank holiday, and I walked pensively about the outskirts of a big town.