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I wonder where they all went
Started by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
There were loads in our street when i was a lad and plenty in my class at school.
But I've not come across any for ages

Posted by: britboy (6743) Report abuse
Dog poop?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Sadly I'm still sidestepping that most days

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Slates?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
They had disappeared when i started school Jo Anne - we even had pens and paper

Posted by: tonker (19025)   Report abuse
Kids with a club foot?

Posted by: nanajacqui (969)  Report abuse
Conkers ?

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Children who skip? (They might not be allowed - Wigan Council)

Dostaf's old joke - Skip hire

Posted by: priscus (6030) Report abuse
Ah well, loads do get dumped!

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Apparently they still lead the way. Maybe they've just disappeared from my world.

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Propelling pencils?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
There are some famous ones

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Theresas?

Posted by: tonker (19025)   Report abuse
Ken Dodd's Dad's Dog's wearing clogs!

Posted by: priscus (6030) Report abuse
jo anne

Some are of the opinion that the piece of music we know as Für Elise, is really Für Theresa. Apparently, Beethoven's handwriting is very difficult to decipher.

Posted by: priscus (6030) Report abuse
" I wonder where they all went "

Have you been brushing them with Pepsodent?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
I always thought that was one of the most disgusting adverts ever .
I was haunted by visions of yellow teeth
But back on track and so's Jo Anne

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Priscus: Beethoven's handwriting is very difficult to decipher. (Wiki)

That sounds like I-Spy's cryptic threads.

May Queens, I-Spy?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Wigan had a famous one but tonker would dispute it

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Georges? Which would be quite topical as it's St George's Day

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
A genealogy nightmare

Posted by: momac (8316)  Report abuse
Marbles.

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
I think I've lost mine momac

Posted by: momac (8316)  Report abuse

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Was it George, I-Spy, or could this thread drag-on?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Not George Jo Anne

Our famous one was hero worshipped

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
A real bulldog

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Some got together in a band

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Was the one famous Wigan one a sporting hero, I-Spy?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
A world wide one Jo Anne.

He was lucky to have met me once

Posted by: jo anne (31573)   Report abuse
Have you mentioned the meeting before, I-Spy?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Don't think so . He's not with us any more.

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Even the shop disappeared

Posted by: priscus (6030) Report abuse
HMMM!

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Davey Boy was the famous one.
Sid's son Trevor ran the shop
Miserable Morrissey was in the band..

They were all.......

Posted by: priscus (6030) Report abuse
Were some of them black?

Posted by: stars (353)  Report abuse
Surely not Smiths I-spy

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
Yippee

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
I wonder if there are any in Wigan world

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
If there are more Smith's than anybody else why do we have to keep up with the Joneses

Posted by: priscus (6030) Report abuse
Why do we have 'word-smith' rather than 'word-wright'?

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
And why did Kilroy always get there first when he was so outnumbered by the Smiths

Posted by: dennis dickinson (1124) Report abuse
There were lots of them, but some were left-handed ones and some were right-handed ones.
So I suppose if you combined the left-handed ones with the right-handed ones, there were lots of them.
But rumour has it that someone has a universal one, can be either left or right handed.

Posted by: i-spy (13402)  Report abuse
And there was me thinking I was all on my own

 
 
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