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Isn't it uncanny what women remember.

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ZZzzz Report 9 Jan 2013 21:08

Goodness knows why, but anyway we have 1 pillow case left from a duvet set bought 34 years ago, it's yellow and I had sewn red thread on the overlap bit cos my sister in law whom we lived with at the time had the same that way we knew which was ours.
Why do we remember such trivia?


SueMaid Report 9 Jan 2013 21:11

We were looking through photos taken 40 years ago and my daughter said she liked the dress I was wearing. I was able to tell her exactly where I bought it and how much I paid for it :-)


MrDaff Report 9 Jan 2013 22:17

Doesn' t surprise me in the least :-( I always knew I was 'in for it' when the, umm, conversation continued 'And another thing.....!!' - usually something 30+ years ago :-0

Silly Sausage

Silly Sausage Report 9 Jan 2013 22:22

Sue I can rememberthings like that as well there is a photo black and white on my FB I am with my sisters and a young cousin I can remember that my sisters dresses were brought from C & A all matching only I havent got my on as I had grown out of it . Dates and times not a problem. :-D


Sharron Report 9 Jan 2013 22:44

Not just women.There is a wedding photo with three boys sitting cross legged at the front in short trousers.

One is my dad,another is his younger brother Bill who would have turned ninety-two yesterday and there is another boy.Dad couldn't tell me what the boy's name was but he did get mustard on my dad's sleeve!

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 10 Jan 2013 08:44

The coloured thread to identify items reminds me that way back in 1960s when I went away to college, I knew that laundry drying facilities were shared in each hostel.
I diligently sewed a green cross on all my M&S underwear having guessed correctly that most girls used that shop in those days.

Why do we need to remember such things...?

Often when a particular date comes round in the calendar, I will say to myself... "Oh, Carol's birthday today "... Bearing in mind I haven't seen her since 1950s, why do I still think of this?



ZZzzz Report 10 Jan 2013 20:32

When my son was about 8 he went on a football fortnight with his school, his clothes had his name tag sewn in anyway, but for his boots and shoes I used a soldering iron to melt his name in those. :-D