"Who had had a few pints of a larger and a curry and decided he would test his latest gadget, an electronic homing device that picks up cellnet signals" (BROWN, Tina; "The Diana Chronicles" p. 315; doubleday;NYC; 2007)
the only question is about the boldfaced one. Thx a lot!
Doubleday should be ashamed of themselves!
it was a typo... it is really lager... thx guys...