Posted: Yesterday at 22:16
I didn't see this thread Runnybeak Bless you for getting caught short. Other people's houses could be a bit scary at that age.
Pansyface - I just guffawed at your story The innocence of childhood. I'm only just old enough to remember the 'old' money. Those huge pennies, the sixpence and the funny shaped three penny piece bit. People used to say 'bob' for money, chips were wrapped in newspaper.
My sister is 7 and a half years older than me. She must have been 11 or 12 I suppose but she would say a tiger was coming and then run on ahead. Or the Germans were coming if an aeroplane flew overhead (sorry to any of our German cousins if you're reading). Then she put me off yoghurt for life by telling me it was made of sour milk.
Of course they were the days when milk did go sour and bread went stale