Orwell Diaries 1938-1942

29.8.42

Advert in pub for pick-me-up tablets – phenacetin or something of the kind: –

BLITZ

Thoroughly recommended by the Medical Profession

The

“LIGHTNING”

Marvellous discovery

Millions take this remedy

For

Hangover

                                War Nerves

Influenza

                                Headache

Toothache

                                Neuralgia

Sleeplessness

                                Rheumatism

Depression, etc., etc.

Contains no Aspirin

Another rumour among the Indians about Nehru – this time that he has escaped.