Posted by Lotg (OZ) on July 28, 2004
In Reply to: Re: Meet me at half six, for example posted by Gary on July 28, 2004
: : Does half six in Britain mean the half goes before or after? (ie is half six 5:30 or 6:30)?
: : Thanks,
: : Jackie
The term was originally 'half past six'. In Australian anyway, and probably I imagine the UK too, the 'half six' version evolved more among the working classes.