Granpaw's auld stuff

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Michty!  Nae sooner hae the words left ma mooth an' thon Administrator laddie has posted ma auld advertisements.  An' braw they look tae!  Ye widnae credit it that these actually appeared in print in days gone by!  Ane o' 'em I cut oot the Sunday Post masel'!


Onyway, I hope ye a' enjoy 'em an' if ony o' ye fowk hae some auld stuff which will gi' a'body a laugh then jist get it posted here in ma wee blog.


An' by the way, in case ony o' ye think thon lassie in the last picter looks familiar, that's big Dottie McClump afore she had her wee accident wi' farmer Black's harvester...


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HENRY VILL's picture

Gadzooks indeed. These modern day adverts are far too politically correcte for one's liking like...

Wyle E. Coyote's picture

Number 7 is my favorite!  I love lard; there's nothing quite like the way is squishes between your teeth when you take a bite.  As a kid I remember walking down Ocean Road with a half-pound block of lard in hand, munching as I strolled along without a care in the world.  You can keep your ice cream cornets and your bags of chips; lard is it as far as I'm concerned.


LardThere was a time when lard was much more popular and in Shields folk used to congregate at Frankie's Cafe for a lard carry-out.


But now lard is making a comeback and rumor has it that our very own Spiderman is planning to open 'Spidey's Meat and Lard Bar' down on the sea front...