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A moment of nostalgia for us 30+ Expats..

Old Oct 28th 2005, 12:32 pm
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sing along:

Will it be chips or jacket spuds?
will it be salad or frozen peas
will it be mushrooms?
fried onion rings?
you'll have to wait and see
Hope it's chips, it's chips
we hope it's chips, it's chips!
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Old Oct 28th 2005, 12:40 pm
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Originally Posted by CarlM
sing along:

Will it be chips or jacket spuds?
will it be salad or frozen peas
will it be mushrooms?
fried onion rings?
you'll have to wait and see
Hope it's chips, it's chips
we hope it's chips, it's chips!

Don;t we all need to be sitting in the back of a white Ford Transit to be able to sing this ???????????????????????????????
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Old Oct 28th 2005, 12:50 pm
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Originally Posted by TN-Dave
Don;t we all need to be sitting in the back of a white Ford Transit to be able to sing this ???????????????????????????????
I believe so - and with our best fake Cockney accents!
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Old Oct 28th 2005, 12:54 pm
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Here a bit of nostalgia for the UK Northerner... speakers on

http://www.yearsofgold.org.uk/CapstickComesHome.mp3
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hehehe, I remember that one

Its right up there with this:
http://www.tv-ark.org.uk/commercials...abottle1982.rm
(funny, it sounded better in my memory)

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Old Oct 28th 2005, 1:23 pm
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Originally Posted by CarlM
I believe so - and with our best fake Cockney accents!
Oi - Now now Guv'nor..... Mine's a REAL cockney accent. Apples 'n' Pears 'n' all
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Old Oct 28th 2005, 2:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Ray
Here a bit of nostalgia for the UK Northerner... speakers on

http://www.yearsofgold.org.uk/CapstickComesHome.mp3

Aye.. When I were a lad, we'd walk up t' shop for a loaf of bread wit' tuppence in hand..... LOL

I haven't heard that music in AGES !
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Originally Posted by TN-Dave
Oi - Now now Guv'nor..... Mine's a REAL cockney accent. Apples 'n' Pears 'n' all

Same here.
North of the River and east of the city. Anything else is a Londoner, not a real cockney.
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Originally Posted by Ray
Here a bit of nostalgia for the UK Northerner... speakers on

http://www.yearsofgold.org.uk/CapstickComesHome.mp3

Is it me or does this sound like it was snatched off of a vinyl 45?
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Originally Posted by rushman
Is it me or does this sound like it was snatched off of a vinyl 45?
'Aye lad - thars' real music that is!
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Originally Posted by CarlM
'Aye lad - thars' real music that is!
Surley you mean

"Aye lad - thars' real music thar ris!" ?
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Originally Posted by rushman
Surley you mean

"Aye lad - thars' real music thar ris!" ?
I believe you are right.. my posh accent only allows me to be so 'Northern'..
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Originally Posted by CarlM
I believe you are right.. my posh accent only allows me to be so 'Northern'..
I agree, it's particularly hard for us sophisticated Londoners to attain the rather common and uncultured northern accents!!!
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Default Re: A moment of nostalgia for us 30+ Expats..

Originally Posted by Ray
Here a bit of nostalgia for the UK Northerner... speakers on

http://www.yearsofgold.org.uk/CapstickComesHome.mp3
OMG - to come in to this from work after a couple of cocktails.......ROFLMAO reminds me of the stories my grandad used to tell and hovis bread :-)
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