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Offline David E

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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2008, 07:43:54 PM »
Maybe colloquial, but we always called it a thupenny/threpenny bit or we spent thrupence/threpence.
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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2008, 07:48:35 PM »
I meant to say pronunciations - any of the above

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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2008, 08:58:12 PM »
Threepence was the going rate for a packet of crisps.  There was a big dog who frequented the same bar as me and if you gave him a threepenny bit he would always go and buy himself a packet.

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« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2008, 10:35:40 PM »
As i said Thrupence didnt go (FUR.)    thats thrown the young ones

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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2008, 10:47:28 PM »
9d for Woodies.

This really is a glass related question  ;D

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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2008, 06:33:38 AM »
And you could get a pe* for 2d not 20 pence (4 bob!) or more

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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2008, 07:08:18 AM »
And what about the good old halfpence, or haypney?

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« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2008, 11:01:04 AM »
Or even the farthing - I rather liked the little Jenny Wrens on them

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Re: Ageing memory £sd
« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2008, 11:19:40 AM »
And you could buy a packet of two Woodbines, if we dont get rid of the incompetants that are screwing us it will be back to a pack of two they are like leeches sucking the blood out of the motorist to subsidize their incompetance. there i go again angry,and i dont smoke.

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