Thanks for the sophisticated bit, not me pal, a east end boy, still got the accent, as has the Doris, but the nippers have a strange west midland, east London dialect, throws a lot of people off balance, and infuriates my old mum, a real old east end matriarch. Coal in the bath, Naa, central heating, and triple glazing in my gaff, that nonsense is reserved for the troglodytes up Manchester, bury, Bolton way and all points north. gawd knows what they use in the badlands of jockistan, peat, or sheep shit, dead haggis, used sporrans, who knows. ( End of piss take reply, reverting to "Sophisticated mode. )" Spasm, the memsahib and I will take tiffin on the lawn, and inform the under house parlour maid, my room, tonight at 21-30 hours, and bring a friend" TTFN
I'll have you know young man we progressed to woodburning stoves last week, one bulb leccy and we even keep chickens AND our own cattle help heat up our byre. So there!