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by Phil
Sun May 15, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Shakespeare plays at CH
Replies: 19
Views: 1403

Re: Shakespeare plays at CH

Joe Salkin was in Barnes A.
Does anyone know what happened to him after he left school? University? Then what? And now?
by Phil
Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Innovations in Housey dress
Replies: 16
Views: 2372

Innovations in Housey dress

In viewing recent videos of CH on the Internet I noted changes of Housey clothes that have been introduced in the last few decades. Can someone explain what they signify? There may be other changes which I did not see and could also be explained. Of course if they can be illustrated with an image th...
by Phil
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Book Cricket and Scoring
Replies: 5
Views: 797

Book Cricket and Scoring

An innocent pastime of some of the most junior boys in the years after the war, was Book Cricket. One opened a book at random and noted the letters in sequence, using a code to play a game of “cricket” (eg ‘e’ was a ball bowled without result, ‘x’ was LBW, etc, etc). These juniors would make up fanc...
by Phil
Mon Apr 06, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Jicker, Housey slang and individual Houses
Replies: 39
Views: 3808

Re: Jicker, Housey slang and individual Houses

I have just joined this Forum on the recommendation of a friend and find its content immensely varied. Are all final year pupils now called g----s? Surely not, even if many university degrees and other things have been devalued in the last few decades, the term g---- an has retained its esteem. Woul...