When I was young we were so poor....

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  1. My school uniform shorts were originally a pair of trousers.
  2. We were so poor that when I needed a doublet for a school play my mother made one by sewing two singlets together.
  3. ....that the mice used to bring cheese to us.
  4. ....our TV was an empty cardboard box with pictures from old TV magazines stuck to the front.
  5. We used to dream of cardboard boxes!
  6. Our mice left home.

  7. My brother was made in Taiwan. 8)
  8. my sister was going to be our christmas turkey
  9. We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
  10. We were so poor we had to catch our own breath. 8O
  11. She could give me a "gobble" :roll: :oops:
  12. We were burgled and he left an apology and three quid.
  13. On really cold nights our Dad would suck a 'Victory V' (anyone remember those?) :D
  14. Yeah thanks, I was trying to forget them, along with tatty crush and Rosella. :twisted: :(
  15. Could have been worse RR,could have had to suck on a fishermans freind.. 8O 8O :D
  16. Is that a bad thing? :roll: :oops: :oops:
  17. Depends what she's like :downtown: :D :D
  18. ... that we had to live on cold Yorkshire Broth, which is similar to Scotch Broth but without any meat or vegetables.

  19. You have no meat or two veg? 8O
  20. It was so cold that they had retracted to places that we couldn't reach even to scratch them. :(

    If we were lucky we could catch crabs from Mary next door! :twisted: :twisted:


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