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by Bodger
27 Mar 2020, 06:43
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4391
Views: 278160

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

F.F. I. = free from infection
by Bodger
26 Mar 2020, 07:26
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4391
Views: 278160

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Stanley, did your dad get a FFI ?
by Bodger
14 Mar 2020, 07:45
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11448
Views: 524465

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Stanley an interesting read, those old time engineers could do anything all without computers !!
https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/a ... de-375071/
by Bodger
02 Mar 2020, 16:50
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Everyone a John Lennon Airport as been quarantined , Imagine all the lonely people !
by Bodger
28 Feb 2020, 16:31
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Paddy, Mick and Murphy scooped the prizes in the local pub raffle. The first won a crate of beer, the second won a side of pork and the third won the booby prize, a toilet brush. The following week they met for a drink and the first remarked, "Well, that was a bit of luck last week", said Paddy, "I ...
by Bodger
18 Feb 2020, 08:20
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

A man doing market research for the Vaseline Company knocked at the door and was greeted by a young woman with three small children running around at her feet. “I’m doing some research for Vaseline. Have you ever used the product?” She said, “Yes. My husband and I use it all the time.” “If you don’t...
by Bodger
16 Feb 2020, 13:00
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

A young woman started work in the small Irish Village chemist shop. She was very shy about having to sell condoms to the public. The Chemist was going on holiday for a couple of days, and asked if she would be willing to run the shop on her own. She had to confide in him her worries about selling co...
by Bodger
14 Feb 2020, 09:09
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

The inventor of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Corporation, Arthur Davidson, died and went to heaven. At the gates, St. Peter told Arthur, "Since you've been such a good man and your motorcycles have changed the world, your reward is you can hang out with anyone you want in Heaven." Arthur thought a...
by Bodger
14 Feb 2020, 07:33
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 4143
Views: 178738

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

A true story told to me by a member of the "Pouges" they and the " Dubliners" were playing in Northern Ireland and one morning stopped for the "cure" at a rural bar, the drink was served via a jug from the barrel, one of the several pints served contained a drowned mouse that had climbed into the ju...
by Bodger
14 Feb 2020, 07:19
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4391
Views: 278160

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Did you have the likes of me in days gone by ? a cyclist hanging on to the tail of your truck when climbing hills, some drivers didn't mind others would try to get rid of you
by Bodger
08 Feb 2020, 08:24
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2756
Views: 181596

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Just been reading on another site Rootschat re a query on a word in a 1785 will "dole" would appear to be a division of a field shared by several owners.
https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.p ... ;topicseen
by Bodger
21 Jan 2020, 13:12
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

I own a pencil that was once owned by William Shakespeare. But he chewed it a lot, so I can't tell if it's 2B or not 2B?
by Bodger
21 Jan 2020, 08:27
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4391
Views: 278160

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Yes, paper coil man myself.
by Bodger
14 Jan 2020, 08:56
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

One day, God speaks to Noah. "Noah", he says, "I want you to build another Ark." "What, like the last one?" asks Noah. "Yes," replies God, "Except this time, I want it to have 14 decks." "And shall I lead all the animals into it, two by two, like last time?' asks Noah. "No, this time I only want you...
by Bodger
11 Jan 2020, 09:31
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3593
Views: 184020

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

And the drivers thumbing back with the plates under their arm.
by Bodger
09 Jan 2020, 08:55
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11989
Views: 467822

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Poker for Swiss cheese
by Bodger
04 Jan 2020, 08:59
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11989
Views: 467822

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

by Bodger
03 Jan 2020, 07:21
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1398
Views: 97424

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

A hunter shoots himself in the genitals with his shotgun. A few hours later, lying in a hospital bed, he's approached by a doctor. "The good news is you're gonna be ok. The bad news is there was some pretty extensive buckshot damage to your penis so I'm gonna have to refer you to my sister. "Is she ...
by Bodger
26 Dec 2019, 09:32
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 11448
Views: 524465

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Stanley caught this on Practical Machinist, interesting 10 mins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZTYc8yDRdo
by Bodger
24 Dec 2019, 08:47
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 11989
Views: 467822

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Ornamental lathe related, for setting the design programme?
by Bodger
23 Dec 2019, 09:09
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3593
Views: 184020

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

" often wonder about asbestos,"
Did quite a lot of "bull mucking" on steam lines in my early days as an apprentice and like you Stanley i seem to have survived the bad effects . bodger.
by Bodger
22 Dec 2019, 09:20
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3593
Views: 184020

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

I worked at Sterling Mouldings Staybridge they produced polystyrene plastic , this was a two stage reaction, first in a steam heated stirring vessel, second stage the heated mix was drained into a long filter press, this was composed of aluminium frames and and plattens, these were steam heated to k...
by Bodger
14 Dec 2019, 08:43
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Family Matters
Replies: 1679
Views: 117929

Re: Family Matters

We have four daughters and i was away working so missed all the births, the third one was born at home, my wife went into labour at 2-30pm, my mother rang the midwife and walked to the school to collect the other two children, arrived back at 3-15pm to find she had another grandchild 7lbs 12 oz.well...
by Bodger
12 Dec 2019, 13:23
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 4391
Views: 278160

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

Stanley, i bet you remember driving past this company ?
https://www.na3t.org/road/photo/RK00058

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