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

LujonSA

War Hero
We were so poor that when I needed a doublet for a school play my mother made one by sewing two singlets together.
 

fishhead

War Hero
We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
 
fishhead said:
We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
On really cold nights our Dad would suck a 'Victory V' (anyone remember those?) :D
 

Rumrat

War Hero
SARKING said:
fishhead said:
We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
On really cold nights our Dad would suck a 'Victory V' (anyone remember those?) :D

Yeah thanks, I was trying to forget them, along with tatty crush and Rosella. :twisted: :(
 
Rumrat said:
SARKING said:
fishhead said:
We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
On really cold nights our Dad would suck a 'Victory V' (anyone remember those?) :D

Yeah thanks, I was trying to forget them, along with tatty crush and Rosella. :twisted: :(
Could have been worse RR,could have had to suck on a fishermans freind.. 8O 8O :D
 

Rumrat

War Hero
SARKING said:
Rumrat said:
SARKING said:
fishhead said:
We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
On really cold nights our Dad would suck a 'Victory V' (anyone remember those?) :D

Yeah thanks, I was trying to forget them, along with tatty crush and Rosella. :twisted: :(
Could have been worse RR,could have had to suck on a fishermans freind.. 8O 8O :D

Is that a bad thing? :roll: :oops: :oops:
 
Rumrat said:
SARKING said:
Rumrat said:
SARKING said:
fishhead said:
We couldn't afford a fire so my Dad used to suck an extra strong mint and we'd all sit around his tongue.
On really cold nights our Dad would suck a 'Victory V' (anyone remember those?) :D

Yeah thanks, I was trying to forget them, along with tatty crush and Rosella. :twisted: :(
Could have been worse RR,could have had to suck on a fishermans freind.. 8O 8O :D

Is that a bad thing? :roll: :oops: :oops:
Depends what she's like :downtown: :D :D
 

oldseadog

War Hero
... that we had to live on cold Yorkshire Broth, which is similar to Scotch Broth but without any meat or vegetables.

OSD
 

Rumrat

War Hero
oldseadog said:
... that we had to live on cold Yorkshire Broth, which is similar to Scotch Broth but without any meat or vegetables.

OSD

You have no meat or two veg? 8O
 

oldseadog

War Hero
Rumrat said:
oldseadog said:
... that we had to live on cold Yorkshire Broth, which is similar to Scotch Broth but without any meat or vegetables.

OSD

You have no meat or two veg? 8O
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:

OSD
 
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