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    George 1978 replied to a thread Mighty White in Adverts
    I would never regard bread as being fluffy - it makes it sound as if it's covered in fluff. :(
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    These days, I always think "time for a haircut" when the hair on my head starts to look as if I am wearing a wig.
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    There is a 1979 episode of Coronation Street on YT where Fred Gee is mocked for wearing a wig in the Rovers - perhaps he would have been treated a...
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    The world has changed so much in just the past couple of months due to the pandemic, and our lives have changed so much as a result. I haven't been...
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    It was something that seemed more than obvious to the average viewer, unless they still were using monochrome TV sets of course. I know that the BBC...
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    As you obviously know, at the moment the theatres (and their Box Offices) are closed due to the coronavirus, and sadly it might mean that visiting...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread In hindsight in Member's lounge
    What I should have said there was: a new programme would refer to decimal currency - a repeat would refer to shillings and sixpences.
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    George 1978 replied to a thread In hindsight in Member's lounge
    I was thinking about this thread considering that we are now in a new decade - it's very true that the first two or three years we inherit what the...
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    The advert always remind me of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, not to mention the Maurice Jones builders on Coronation Street in 1989-1990. Funnily enough,...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread farleys rusks in Food and drink
    What were the difference between Farley's Rusks and ordinary biscuits? - the difference between Lego and Duplo, perhaps?
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Anchor butter in Adverts
    Funnily enough, I was watching the VE Day 75 celebration on BBC One where they sung a vocal version of Swing the Mood and it immediately reminded me...
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    Didn't the faux newsprint on the packet have French or Latin words on them? - I know that they weren't in English. Also, was it only corner shops...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Smoking teachers in School days
    I used to think that it was double standards when school rules used to prevent pupils from doing various things, yet the teachers did the same thing...
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    What was it about male celebrities and the embarrassment of wearing wigs and toupees in the early 1980s? - Brucie "came out" with his on a 1982 Play...
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    George 1978 replied to a thread Mighty White in Adverts
    Mighty White used to have a bit of product placement on Alf Roberts' Corner Shop wall in the late 1980s and early 1990s - do real life corner shops...
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August 30, 1978 (41)
About George 1978
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I am interested in the 1970s and 1980s.
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Nottingham, UK
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Theatre musicals, travelling, 1970s music, researching family history
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Writer (well, it's actually a hobby really...)

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