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by huntertitus
Fri Feb 11, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 361
Views: 65258

crab flab and muck. certainly wasn't there when i entered CH in 96 bockers - we got an en-masse bollocking from big pete for that word. ooooh. lav-ends still around dayrooms have been abolished (foools) though the word is probably still known to all. mongy - mr torkington gary/ gary barlow - mr mar...
by huntertitus
Fri Feb 11, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 361
Views: 65258

The Chelsea was mercilessly destoryed in about 1999 when they put a car park on top of it! Apparently, all the smoking dens had a name of a football club in the old days - perhaps someone can enlighten me on this? We used to smoke at the bird sanc (trees behind cricket pavilion), the cut (down a tr...
by huntertitus
Fri Feb 11, 2005 1:16 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 361
Views: 65258

Re: Keeley

Tom Keeley used to often park his car outside chapel in the evening and then fall asleep in it. Think he had that sleeping disorder, narcolepsy? This is a change from his practice during chapel in the early 70's of hanging out on Big Side with a flashlight to catch anyone skipping the service. (As ...
by huntertitus
Fri Feb 11, 2005 12:08 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Corporal Punishment......
Replies: 212
Views: 60605

I remember the boys cutting notches in their girdles (why did they call them that?) every time they were "cracked" (hit with a shoe on the rump) or caned (same place, but, depending who the perpetrator was, implement ranged from a thin whippy cane to a broom handle that was once wielded by the king ...