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Re: underwear

Post by englishangel » Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:18 am

We used to do this sort of thing at the end of the summer term on the condemned horsehair mattresses, but NOT in our PJs.
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Re: underwear

Post by CHAZ » Thu Aug 14, 2008 1:54 pm

This thread has become a secon what people wear in bed and my apologies for that...

However if englishangel was not in PJs may she have been in that so sexy hertford underwear to get us back on topic!!!
If so we want PICS!!! :oops:
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Re: underwear

Post by Angela Woodford » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:07 pm

Never, never would we want to have a photo of the

one-style-for-all Berlei broderie anglaise bra, or

thick cotton vest, or

"linings'n'blues" winter issue, or

thick white knickery panty things - summer issue - or

putty coloured thick ribbed stockings (often darned) - or

Misty Morn 60 denier stockings for V1 Form on Sundays (aka Foggy Dawns).

One consolation - suspender belt of choice.

and another belt thing.... urghh!....

(Did we have a separate pair of Blues for Gym and games in summer?)

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Post by CHAZ » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:22 pm

Yikes..you're right don't want any of that...

I'll content myself with the Aubade of Mrs Chaz....!
Yes, I knew there was something right in marrying a French lass :lol:
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Re: underwear

Post by Angela Woodford » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:46 pm

Steady on! We escaped from having to wear those awful garments a long time ago, CHAZ!
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Re: underwear

Post by CHAZ » Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:38 pm

Thank ye Gods and as you posted elsewhere:

Ever since leaving Hertford, I have appreciated the bliss of pretty lingerie, clean every day; owned and chosen by me! I expect you feel the same on a comfort level.

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Re: underwear

Post by J.R. » Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:39 pm

Angela Woodford wrote:Never, never would we want to have a photo of the

one-style-for-all Berlei broderie anglaise bra, or

thick cotton vest, or

"linings'n'blues" winter issue, or

thick white knickery panty things - summer issue - or

putty coloured thick ribbed stockings (often darned) - or

Misty Morn 60 denier stockings for V1 Form on Sundays (aka Foggy Dawns).

One consolation - suspender belt of choice.

and another belt thing.... urghh!....
YUK !

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Re: underwear

Post by CHAZ » Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:43 pm

JR

I never got to the bottom of your reference to sheets as being nice...cf my entry here about 10 back.
Just trying to clear up!
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Re: underwear

Post by Ajarn Philip » Thu Aug 14, 2008 5:16 pm

Angela Woodford wrote:Never, never would we want to have a photo of the

one-style-for-all Berlei broderie anglaise bra, or

thick cotton vest, or

"linings'n'blues" winter issue, or

thick white knickery panty things - summer issue - or

putty coloured thick ribbed stockings (often darned) - or

Misty Morn 60 denier stockings for V1 Form on Sundays (aka Foggy Dawns).

One consolation - suspender belt of choice.

and another belt thing.... urghh!....

(Did we have a separate pair of Blues for Gym and games in summer?)

See, CHAZ? I know you'll understand what I mean...
Speak for yourself, Woodford! :rolleyes:
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Re: underwear

Post by J.R. » Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:35 pm

CHAZ wrote:JR

I never got to the bottom of your reference to sheets as being nice...cf my entry here about 10 back.
Just trying to clear up!
Lets just say that many, many, many years ago, I knew a young lady who had black satin sheets on HER bed.

Great for night time sporting activity, but somewhat useless for sleeping.

I trust this clarifies the situation.
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Re: underwear

Post by postwarblue » Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:40 pm

I went into Bluecoat in September 1948 when I went up to LE. That was when the Bluecoat was restored to that form. To get straight to the bottom of this thread, the pants that went with it were designed to be attached by loops to the braces that held up the breeches, and the shirt therefore had to be tucked inside the pants (a la John Major). The front shirt tail thus covered the gaping gap at the front of the pants. What weird designed these I shudder to think. Fresh pants and bands were issued twice a week but a clean shirt I think on Saturdays only. This was all still the case when I left in December 1954.

As the school had our clothing coupons the question of seperate private supply did not initially arise. It was only when clothes rationing ended that extras like coloured rugger jerseys appeared, to be bought privately from the school (Thorn B in purple and green because Haslehust was in a huff (or tight) when he was asked what colour his house should have (allegedly)).

There was a curious custom about the pyjamas which was that it was socially verboten to do up the top button of the jacket.
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Re: underwear

Post by englishangel » Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:26 pm

yes Munch, before the advent of the all-in-one towelling thingies for sport we had quite daring little 'blues' in the summer.
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Post by midget » Fri Aug 15, 2008 8:47 pm

Referring to clean clothes, in the late 1950s/60s I worked with a grubby little s0d wheo wore the same shirt Monday-Friday, with a (note "a") paper collar, which he turned inside out for Thursday/Friday.
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Re: underwear

Post by icomefromalanddownunder » Sat Aug 16, 2008 2:52 pm

englishangel wrote:yes Munch, before the advent of the all-in-one towelling thingies for sport we had quite daring little 'blues' in the summer.
Little?????????????????

I remember them as being (extremely rude word deleted) enormous. So enormous, in fact, that they would probably still fit me :oops:

Somewhere I have a photograph of Cathy Ennis, resplendent in her pinnie, sitting in the day room and holding up a pair of blues that she was mending.

Have I not posted the photograph of various members of 6s modelling items of school uniform, including a nightie and pjs?

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Re: underwear

Post by englishangel » Mon Aug 18, 2008 12:37 am

We had 'brief' blues at one stage, completely different from the baggy ones we wore in the winter.
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