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British Newspaper Archive

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Mauatthecoast Report 17 Jun 2008 14:07

John I've not heard that saying since my school days ! lol


Sharron Report 17 Jun 2008 13:47

Well there is that one about the bus depot that I once read which had a line about " the far queue is for Kew and if it is that far queue for Kew,far queue as well!"


John Report 17 Jun 2008 13:21

Came across a little ditty yesterday with the old meaning of the name bob as a shilling in old money and Bob the shorter name for Robert and bob as a slang word for punching..........

"If your Bob doesn't give our Bob, the bob he owes our Bob, our Bob's going to give your Bob a bob in the eye"...

Great eh????
Anymore ??