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by Bodger
18 Aug 2019, 07:32
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Shed Matters 3
Replies: 408
Views: 15173

Re: Shed Matters 3

A bit more, read the report on the left of the page
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/6047696
by Bodger
18 Aug 2019, 07:26
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Shed Matters 3
Replies: 408
Views: 15173

Re: Shed Matters 3

by Bodger
18 Aug 2019, 07:23
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS
Replies: 1474
Views: 107973

Re: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS

Tizer, should we be worried :-
http://dhmo.org/facts.html
by Bodger
16 Aug 2019, 07:21
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1119
Views: 90841

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

In Ireland the usual term is Feckin A man met a beautiful lady and decided he wanted to marry her right away... She said, “But we don't know anything about each other”... He said, “That's all right, we'll learn about each other as we go along”... So she consented, they were married, and off they wen...
by Bodger
15 Aug 2019, 12:52
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2507
Views: 172993

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

Dobroyd Mill - Jackson Bridge,, a term i hadn't heard before from a write up of Hepworth Village on Facebook
" He was an avid collector of trongers (wool weights)"
by Bodger
06 Jul 2019, 07:15
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1098
Views: 101558

Re: OBITUARIES

by Bodger
01 Jul 2019, 07:38
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3260
Views: 172937

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Limp along Lesley, Rockfist Rogan, Alf Tupper, these guys showed that you could succeed without a grand life style !
by Bodger
01 Jul 2019, 07:32
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10243
Views: 438089

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Riddling corn ? ?, something for the older readers, Whitehall, one ,two ,one, two, , could ring a bell for someone !
by Bodger
30 Jun 2019, 07:06
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10243
Views: 438089

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Horizontal bandsaw ?
by Bodger
29 Jun 2019, 07:05
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10359
Views: 496017

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Stanley , an interesting read of a factual occurrence on becoming a marine engineer:-
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id= ... 1up&seq=21
by Bodger
27 Jun 2019, 17:06
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1119
Views: 90841

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Jane and Arlene are outside their nursing home, having a drink and a smoke, when it starts to rain. Jane pulls out a condom, cuts off the end, puts it over her cigarette, and continues smoking. Arlene: What in the hell is that? Jane: A condom. This way my cigarette doesn’t get wet. Arlene: Where did...
by Bodger
27 Jun 2019, 07:28
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1119
Views: 90841

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

So I just got back home from work. My dog is laying on the back patio covered in dirt with a rabbit in his mouth😳. The Rabbit's not bloody, just dirty. Now, my neighbor's kids raise these Blue Ribbon WINNER Rabbits🤔. I instantly knew it was one of their rabbits🤦‍♀️. So I took the rabbit away from my...
by Bodger
21 Jun 2019, 06:06
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10359
Views: 496017

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Re low alcohol drink, i can recommend this a real taste of ale from it:-
https://int.erdinger.de/beer/alkoholfrei.html
by Bodger
15 Jun 2019, 07:30
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10359
Views: 496017

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Burying Ebola victims, is this not putting a possibility of a reemergence?, I would have thought cremation a safer option
by Bodger
13 Jun 2019, 07:02
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3260
Views: 172937

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

Indoor fireworks, they created awful smells !
by Bodger
12 Jun 2019, 07:07
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1119
Views: 90841

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

A man was walking down a street one day, when up ahead he noticed little Johnny wearing his fireman’s hat. He was sat in a little red toy truck. It appeared that the truck was being pulled by a Labrador dog. When the man got closer to Johnny, he noticed that Johnny had got a piece of rope tied round...
by Bodger
06 Jun 2019, 08:00
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3260
Views: 172937

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

In the 1940 s at primary school there was a book with pictures of non white children, the teacher used to collect pennies for the "black babies" , anyone else have this ?
by Bodger
29 May 2019, 07:37
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10243
Views: 438089

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Piggin, nowt to do wi porcine creatures. ?
by Bodger
29 May 2019, 07:31
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2507
Views: 172993

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

A word i haven't heard since i was a lad " shoave" = sandwich, " if thart ungry mek thisen a jam shoave"
by Bodger
25 May 2019, 07:42
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES
Replies: 461
Views: 17517

Re: CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Why did we collect rose hips during the war ?
by Bodger
14 May 2019, 07:31
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10243
Views: 438089

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

We had one in the 1940s
by Bodger
17 Apr 2019, 07:10
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2507
Views: 172993

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

I enjoy the sound of Stephanie ? on BBC news, makes a change to hear a Northern accent, whilst on about sounds, one that we don't have any more, the "humming" of telephone wire,
An expression i do not hear now a days "cronk" as in to cronk down, ie do a squat

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