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by Bodger
17 Apr 2019, 07:10
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2394
Views: 170700

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
by Bodger
09 Apr 2019, 07:22
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

From Facebook,
For the first time ever we could see the end of May before the end of April ?
by Bodger
07 Apr 2019, 07:15
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3176
Views: 159307

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

" and give them the benefit of a small warm glow!" The reverse, where i served my time, not jail, we had a fitter nicknamed Snuffy from his habit, as a group but individually we would walk past his workbench and tell him in different forms that he wasn't looking well with in an hour he would clock o...
by Bodger
04 Apr 2019, 07:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9686
Views: 431478

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I also used one,it was for a down to earth job in the house
by Bodger
31 Mar 2019, 08:08
Forum: Site Donations
Topic: OGFB Finances March 30 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 147

Re: OGFB Finances March 30 2019

Ian i assume you got a couple of quid from me last month ? Tony
by Bodger
24 Mar 2019, 19:26
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Tombstone epitaphs 1. It's important to have a woman who helps at home, cooks from time to time, cleans up, and has a job. 2. It's important to have a woman who can make you laugh. 3. It's important to have a woman who you can trust, and doesn't lie to you. 4. It's important to have a woman who like...
by Bodger
28 Feb 2019, 08:27
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

A bloke starts his new job at the zoo and is given three tasks. The first is to clear the exotic fish pool of weeds. As he does this, a huge fish jumps out and bites him. To show the others who is the boss, he beats it to death with a spade. Realizing his employer won't be best pleased, he disposes ...
by Bodger
27 Feb 2019, 08:18
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

How Would You Describe Couple Sex? Image For How Would You Describe Couple Sex Joke An 8 year old girl went to her grandfather, who was working in the yard and asked him “Grandpa what is couple sex?” The grandfather was surprised that she would ask such a question, but decided that if she was old en...
by Bodger
27 Feb 2019, 08:15
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Morning Sex, It’s All About The Timing! My wife was standing in the kitchen preparing our usual eggs, bacon, and toast for breakfast and wearing only the t-shirt that she normally sleeps in. As I walked in, almost awake, she turned to me and said in a hurried tone, “You’ve got to make love to me thi...
by Bodger
23 Feb 2019, 08:31
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9686
Views: 431478

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I lived at Victoria on the A 616 about 8 miles from Huddersfield & 12 miles from Sheffield, at nearby Gatehead there was a disused colliery and on the tip were many Ammonite fossils, as a young school boy it fascinated me that at sometime in the past that part of England must have been under water !
by Bodger
15 Feb 2019, 07:44
Forum: National Service
Topic: National Service
Replies: 53
Views: 935

Re: National Service

So far so good
by Bodger
14 Feb 2019, 08:17
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3038
Views: 168034

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

I hope you relate your army time in the manner of Spike Millington !!
by Bodger
13 Feb 2019, 08:30
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Old Rugby Players Never Die ... Two 90 year old men, Mike and Joe, have been friends all of their lives. When it's clear that Joe is dying, Mike visits him every day. One day Mike says, "Joe, we both loved rugby all our lives, and we played rugby on Saturdays together for so many years. Please do me...
by Bodger
12 Feb 2019, 09:04
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Shed Matters 3
Replies: 325
Views: 12756

Re: Shed Matters 3

Stanley, did you ever come across 6 jaw chucks ? https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/tls/ ... 18489.html
by Bodger
12 Feb 2019, 08:57
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3176
Views: 159307

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

Years ago i worked next door to a unit that made and filled little sachets of shampoo, the guy running it bought 45 gal drums of Teepol, Shell i think?, he made a small fortune on each drum he used, an aside i once worked in a pilot plant laboratory, the senior chemist told me that to make detergent...
by Bodger
12 Feb 2019, 08:41
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 9686
Views: 431478

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

More surface area for freezing
by Bodger
11 Feb 2019, 10:43
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1057
Views: 89027

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Paddy & Mick go to London to donate sperm, it was a disaster, Mick missed the tube and Paddy came on the bus
by Bodger
10 Feb 2019, 09:33
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS
Replies: 2394
Views: 170700

Re: DIALECT AND WORD MEANINGS

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id= ... 7;size=150

Scroll to the description of "truing a fly wheel " the use of the word, fudging ?
by Bodger
10 Feb 2019, 09:21
Forum: Local History Topics
Topic: FORGOTTEN CORNERS
Replies: 3754
Views: 255832

Re: FORGOTTEN CORNERS

by Stanley » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:52 am
Re the picture of a waggon and horses, is it an optical illusion or are the wheel rims beveled and if so why ?,
by Bodger
10 Feb 2019, 09:17
Forum: Miscellaneous History Topics
Topic: Marine Engineers
Replies: 297
Views: 45562

Re: Marine Engineers

I wonder, did he actually say "Kiss me Hardy"?

My father reckoned that he actually said "kismet Hardy" = gods will
by Bodger
09 Feb 2019, 09:59
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9853
Views: 488800

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

Stanley, how about this for you next project, you could base the doll on yourself ?
https://www.chonday.com/15454/the-writer-automaton/
by Bodger
07 Feb 2019, 09:45
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9853
Views: 488800

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

THE OIL PATCH WARRIORS OF WORLD WAR II Seventy-five years ago this month, a Band of Roughnecks went abroad on a top secret mission into Robin Hood's stomping grounds to punch oil wells to help fuel England's war machines. It's a story that should make any oilman or woman proud. The year was 1943 and...
by Bodger
07 Feb 2019, 08:50
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 9853
Views: 488800

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

We pay .90 euro /m3. with a standing charge of 90 euro / yr, our daily average is less than .2/ m3. So far we have not exceeded our standing charge, that is with two OAP in the house, we must be scruffy buggers.
by Bodger
05 Feb 2019, 08:59
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3176
Views: 159307

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

how do grossly obese people wipe their bottoms? In a similar vein many years ago i fell two stories through a hole cut into a cotton mill being converted, amongst the injuries i had both wrists broken and finished up in plaster above both elbows, it made wiping a bit of a contortionist act, when ask...

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