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by Bodger
18 Sep 2019, 07:19
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10375
Views: 439821

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

So we have a Shook of Staves or a Stook of Sheaves, English, you have to love it !!
by Bodger
18 Sep 2019, 07:12
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10375
Views: 439821

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

tinsmith
by Bodger
17 Sep 2019, 07:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10375
Views: 439821

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Any relation to a stook as in harvesting corn ?
by Bodger
16 Sep 2019, 07:22
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10375
Views: 439821

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Staves ?
by Bodger
15 Sep 2019, 07:18
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10375
Views: 439821

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Firewood ?
by Bodger
10 Sep 2019, 07:15
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10478
Views: 498140

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

In Ireland if you go into an off licence for a bottle of wine, spirits etc, they always put it in a brown paper single bottle bag, i always refuse, if people dont realise why you have been in the place, what do they think you are carrying, in a similar vein i also still hold my wifes hand and give h...
by Bodger
07 Sep 2019, 08:07
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1141
Views: 91390

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

3 body's turn up at mortuary all with smiles on their faces. Cop ask's coroner "why r they all smiling" coroner says "1st guy died of heart attack while making love to his wife, hence his smile. 2nd guy won lottery, spent it all on whisky+died of alcohol poisoning hence his smile, 3rd guy was unusua...
by Bodger
07 Sep 2019, 07:58
Forum: Fun & Jokes
Topic: Old fashioned clean jokes
Replies: 1141
Views: 91390

Re: Old fashioned clean jokes

Five surgeons are discussing what type of person makes the best patient to operate on. The first surgeon, from Belfast City Hospital, says, "I like to see accountants on my operating table because when you open them up, everything inside is numbered." The second, from Antrim Area Hospital, responds,...
by Bodger
07 Sep 2019, 07:38
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3319
Views: 174281

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

One of my hobbies was collecting truck drivers badges, these were lovely enameled lapel emblems of the manufacturer, I used to write to Leyland, Albion, Thornycroft , Sentinel etc. and the generally replied in the affirmative, i had over 12 at one stage but like other things i cannot recall where th...
by Bodger
02 Sep 2019, 06:17
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3319
Views: 174281

Re: THE FLATLEY DRYER

I remember these working in Glossop up to 1960
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk ... eam-912370
by Bodger
29 Aug 2019, 07:57
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY
Replies: 3543
Views: 165059

Re: HOUSEHOLD TIPS NOT FOUND IN WOMAN'S WEEKLY

As of similar age to yourself Stanley we have the 4 daughters + partners/husbands, 9 grandchildren & 2 g. grandchildren,all my belongings, books, records, tapes, tools, even the pot bellied stove have all been requisitioned, but have had no takers for the 2 dogs 1 tom cat & donkey plus in the case o...
by Bodger
29 Aug 2019, 07:42
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10375
Views: 439821

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

As an apprentice i was often told to develop blueprints on a carbon arc lamp with a tray of ammonia evaporating as the developing activator, it looked like the photo ?
by Bodger
18 Aug 2019, 07:32
Forum: Crafts
Topic: Shed Matters 3
Replies: 410
Views: 15513

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: 410
Views: 15513

Re: Shed Matters 3

by Bodger
18 Aug 2019, 07:23
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: TIZER'S SCIENCE NEWS
Replies: 1509
Views: 108529

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: 1141
Views: 91390

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: 2545
Views: 173744

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: 1101
Views: 101970

Re: OBITUARIES

by Bodger
01 Jul 2019, 07:38
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: THE FLATLEY DRYER
Replies: 3319
Views: 174281

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: 10375
Views: 439821

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: 10375
Views: 439821

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: 10478
Views: 498140

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: 1141
Views: 91390

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...

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