Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Roger the skiffler BS: What I've learned from the Mudcat (17) RE: BS: What I've learned from the Mudcat 12 Nov 01

My grandfather who worked "on the ashphalt" for much of his life used to tell how one day there were four men and only 2 shovels. They asked the boss what to do and he said:" Two of you will have to lean on each other" (usually done as an Aynuck and Ayli story but dialect removed to help the colonials understand it.)A hammer s of course a Birmingham screwdriver. Those people jealous of the City of a Thousand Trades spread the rumours of bad workmanship. Probably jealous Mancunians who thik that theirs is the Second City, poor deluded fools!
RtS (phew, that's another joke for the recycled bin!)

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.