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This inscription appeared in an overhead crane driver's cab at Hadfields Ltd. which I was working on. I scratched my head when I saw it. However , I got it once I read it out loud:D It said "Whale Oil Beef Hooked" :wink:

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This inscription appeared in an overhead crane driver's cab at Hadfields Ltd. which I was working on. I scratched my head when I saw it. However , I got it once I read it out loud:D It said "Whale Oil Beef Hooked" :wink:

 

:hihi::hihi::hihi: had to work it out. but I got there.

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Anyone hear this, I never had before being told the tale......

1st. old lady " She didn't keep a clean house, you know."

2nd. old lady " Mucky was it ?"

1st. " Mucky Missis, it were mella !"

Mella , Mellow ????

 

I remember when as a lad I had a bucket full of frog spawn in outhouse , me mam said I had to get rid of it because , it stinks mella

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Where does "Clock cold" and "I'll go t foot o our stairs" come from ??

It's 'Clock cowd' innit.

 

---------- Post added 27-03-2017 at 19:50 ----------

 

It's 'Clock cowd' innit.

Got that wrong. It's 'clap cowd'.

 

---------- Post added 27-03-2017 at 19:50 ----------

 

It's 'Clock cowd' innit.

Got that wrong. It's 'clap cowd'.

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Knock, knock!

Who's there?

Fred!

Fred who?

Fred me dis needle!

 

Knock, knock!

Who's there?

Alfred!

Alfred who?

Al fred it mi sen!

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Another works one. At the ESC Bar Mills on Hawke Street in the early 60's was written on the side of a furnace " Oh Lord above, send down a dove, with wings as sharp as razors, to cut the throats of all the blokes who cut the Bar Mill wages !"

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going back to the 50s when there was toilets in the wicker where you had to pay a penny to use them.

noted on toilet wall. among others

 

hear i sit broken hearted paid a penny and only farted

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I remember a chap from the south on a building site. Somebody said to him 'watch that oil' looking for oil... he fell down the hole....true story

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I remember a chap from the south on a building site. Somebody said to him 'watch that oil' looking for oil... he fell down the hole....true story

 

I remember once I was watching some game show with my granddad on TV, and there was a question "Name a type of Oil" to which my granddad responded "Arse oil"

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